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Trimma sostra Winterbottom, 2004
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Trimma sostra Winterbottom , 2004

Sostra's pygmygoby Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Trimma sostra   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Picture by Williams, J.T.

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 ) ;   sostra: Specific name derived from Sostratus, the Cnidian designer and builder of the Lighthouse of Alexandria. Noun in apposition.   More on author: Winterbottom .

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 52975 ).   Tropical

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

Western Pacific: Caroline Is., Fiji, Kiribati Republic, Marshall Is., Solomon Is., and Ponape.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 52975 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal spines : 1; Anal soft rays : 8 - 9. Diagnosis: Seven large regular orange red bars along the side of the body; a dark spot on the lower base of the pectoral fin, and another on the lower peduncle; internal pigmentation on the dorsal surface of the head just behind eyes well-developed but broadly diffused, not forming a discreet bar. Predorsal scales absent. Second dorsal spine slightly to very elongate. A moderate interorbital and variably-developed postorbital trench. The fifth pelvic fin ray is unbranched and 50-70% of the length of the fourth.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coral reefs in 0-40 m (Ref. 90102 ).

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

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Winterbottom, R. , 2004. Three new species of Trimma (Pisces: Gobiidae) from the central, western and south Pacific. Aqua J. Ichthyol. Aquat. Biol. 9(1):7-16. (Ref. 52975 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans


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