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Fusigobius humeralis (Randall, 2001)
Coryphopterus humeralis Randall, 2001

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Fusigobius humeralis, Shoulderspot sandgoby
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Fusigobius humeralis (Randall , 2001)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Fusigobius: Latin, fusus = spindle + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335 ) ;   humeralis: Named for the black spot in the humeral region, the most distinct marking.   More on author: Randall .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 3 - 30 m (Ref. 54980 ).   Tropical

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Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to French Polynesia, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 54980 ); 3.2 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines : 1; Anal soft rays : 8; Vertebrae : 26. Diagnosis: Dorsal rays VI - I,9. Anal rays 1,8. Pectoral rays 17-19 (usually 18). Longitudinal scale series 25. Head naked except for scales on side of nape reaching nearly to orbit. Posterior nostril near edge of orbit. Body depth 4.4-4.8 in SL; snout short, 3.4 - 3.7 in head. First dorsal fin not higher than second (longest dorsal soft ray longer than longest dorsal spine); second or third dorsal spines longest, 5.35-5.8 in SL. Pelvic fins fully joined medially by membrane (when intact); pelvic frenum present. Body translucent with numerous small dusky orange-yellow spots on head and body, those on head in oblique rows; a round black spot as large or larger than pupil in humeral region just above base of pectoral fin, and a second black spot of about the same size at mid base of caudal fin (Ref. 41649 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits sand-rubble bottoms next to reefs in 3-30 m (Ref. 90102 ).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Randall, J.E. , 2001. Five new Indo-Pacific gobiid fishes of the genus Coryphopterus . Zool. Stud. 40(3):206-225. (Ref. 41649 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 13 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans


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