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Trimma taylori Lobel, 1979
YELLOW CAVEGOBY
Cave Dwarfgoby; Yellow Cave Goby

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Trimma taylori Lobel , 1979

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Trimma: Greek, trimma, -atos = something crushed (Ref. 45335 ) .

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 20 - 50 m (Ref. 54980 ).   Tropical; 28°N - 8°S

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Indo-Pacific: Chagos and Hawaiian islands; probably occurring in Guam. Records from Red Sea.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines : 1; Anal soft rays : 9 - 10. Males have longer dorsal spines and yellow spotting on the fins (Ref. 1602 ); characterized further by semi-translucent upper part of body, pinkish orange below; head and median fins with yellow orange spots; elongate and filamentous second dorsal spine; fifth pelvic ray branched, 75-85% length of fourth ray; longitudinal scale series 23-24; predorsal scales absent; cheek and opercle without scales; depth of body 4.0-4.2 in SL (Ref. 90102 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occur in caves of drop-offs at depths of about 25 to at least 50 m (Ref. 48637 , 58302 ). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302 ). Form loose schools near the roofs or sides of caves and disappears into holes or crevices when approached. Often seen with other species of Trimma and feeds on harpacticoid copepods (Ref. 48637 ).

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

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Myers, R.F. , 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

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

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Updated: 2020-02-18 08:18:39 gmt
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