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Stenogobius kenyae  Smith, 1959

Africa rivergoby
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Stenogobius: Greek, stenos = narrow + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Smith.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce; salmastro demersale.   Tropical, preferred ?

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

Africa: known from the Sabaki River, Kenya (Ref. 4343). Reported from Somalia to South Africa in waters entering the Indian Ocean (Ref. 34009).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 4343)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 7; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 10-11; Spine anali 1; Raggi anali molli: 10 - 11. Males with light stripe near 1st dorsal fin base (Ref. 2798). Cheek naked; opercle usually naked, may have few large scales; pectoral base naked; belly usually naked, may have few thin scales; breast usually naked, may have one to five scales; predorsal region fully scaled with large scales numbering 10 to 15; first dorsal fin with two parallel black bands on basal half of fin (Ref. 34009).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits from fresh water to marine conditions in lowland rivers and bays (Ref. 34009).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Maugé, L.A., 1986. Gobiidae. p. 358-388. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 4343)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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