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Pomatoschistus quagga  (Heckel, 1837)

Quagga goby
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Pomatoschistus: Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum + Greek, schistos = divided (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 46°N - 35°N, 6°W - 20°E

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Mediterranean Sea: western basin, including the Adriatic Sea.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. )

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Distinguished by having the following characteristics: eyes situated laterally; fully scaled; possess functioning suckers; caudal fins slightly notched; presence of small cteniae on the branchial arches which functions as plankton filters (Ref. 92840).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Suprabenthic plankton feeder (Ref. 92840). Max. length (Francesco Costa, pers. comm., 2001).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Miller, P.J., 1986. Gobiidae. p. 1019-1085. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Volume 3. UNESCO, Paris. (Ref. 4696)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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