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Varicus veliguttatus

Varicus veliguttatusis commonly referred to as Spotted-sail Goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
10863 
AphiaID:
1376261 
Scientific:
Varicus veliguttatus 
German:
Grundel 
English:
Spotted-sail Goby 
Category:
Gobier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Varicus (Genus) > veliguttatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Van Tassell, Baldwin & Gilmore in Tornabene, Van T, 2016 
Sea depth:
155 - 288 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 4,5cm 
Temperature:
12,5°C - 20,5°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Varicus bucca
  • Varicus marilynae
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-11 21:32:00 

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Tornabene, Van Tassell, Gilmore, Robertson, Young, & Baldwin, 2016

Found on sand and rubble bottoms.

Similar species: Varicus cephalocellatus and Varicus decorum

Source:
Tornabene L, Robertson DR, Baldwin CC (2016) Varicus lacerta, a new species of goby (Teleostei, Gobiidae, Gobiosomatini, Nes subgroup) from a mesophotic reef in the southern Caribbean. ZooKeys 596: 143-156. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.596.8217
Authors: Luke Tornabene, D. Ross Robertson, Carole C. Baldwin
Published: 8. Juni 2016

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobioidei (Suborder) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Varicus (Genus) > Varicus imswe (Species)

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