Trimma anaima Winterbottom, 2000
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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Gobiidae  
 Genus Trimma  
  Trimma anaima    Winterbottom, 2000 
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Synonyms: Trimma amaima   details
Citation: Chen et al. (2000). Fishbase(2019) Winterbottom, R. and D.F. Hoese, 2015. A revision of the Australian species of Trimma (Actinopterygii, Gobiidae), with descriptions of six new species and redescriptions of twenty-three valid species. Zootaxa 3934(1):001-102.
Name Code: 383577
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Trimma anaima Winterbottom , 2000

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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: Trimma: Greek, trimma, -atos = something crushed (Ref. 45335 ) ;   anaima: Name from the Greek 'anaimos', meaning bloodless, pallid, pale or anaemic, referring to the pale, almost washed-out colouration of the species; noun in apposition (Ref. 100726 ) .  More on author: Winterbottom .

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 3 - 35 m (Ref. 90102 ).   Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Indo-West Pacific: Comores, Maldive Islands; to Indonesia, Philippines, Caroline Islands, Papua New Guinea, Western Australia, and Fiji.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines : 1; Anal soft rays : 8. Distinguished by the following characters: a bony interorbital about 2/3 pupil diameter in width and only slightly concave; absence of troughs or trenches in the interorbital or posterodorsal orbital regions; unbranched fifth pelvic-fin ray, 50-60% fourth ray; epaxialis extending anteriorly to a vertical in line with the posterior margin of the orbit (Ref. 100726 ); no elongated spines; all pectoral rays unbranched; longitudinal scale series 23; absence of predorsal scales on midline; 1-2 deciduous scales on upper opercle; depth of body 4.0-4.1 in SL; semi-translucent pink on upper half of body (straw-yellow, translucent above midlateral septum, Ref. 100726 ); midlateral stripe is broad and reddish orange in color; breast and belly, white; narrow light blue lines below eye, dorsal midline of snout and behind upper rear corner of eye (Ref. 90102 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal reef slopes and lagoons. Found along reef margins with rubble (Ref. 48637 ). Also found in caves and crevices, often on drop-offs in 3-35 m (Ref. 90102 ). A relatively rare species in collections, usually been taken in lots of one or two specimens (Ref. 100726 )..

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Winterbottom, R. and D.F. Hoese , 2015. A revision of the Australian species of Trimma (Actinopterygii, Gobiidae), with descriptions of six new species and redescriptions of twenty-three valid species. Zootaxa 3934(1):001-102. (Ref. 100726 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 11 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )


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