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Gobius cobitis


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lexID:
3933 
AphiaID:
126886 
Scientific:
Gobius cobitis 
German:
Grundel 
English:
Giant Goby 
Category:
Gobier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobius (Genus) > cobitis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Pallas, 1814 
Occurrence:
Northern Africa, Israel, Suez-Kanal, Algeriet, Middelhavet, Sortehavet, Spanien, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 27cm 
Temperature:
18°C - 24°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Alger, Groft frostfoder, insekter, invertebrater, Krabber, Würmer , zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-11-28 09:00:44 

Husbandry

Giant goby

Occurs in the intertidal zones, among rocks, weeds and pools where the water is usually brackish.
Feeds on green algae (Enteromorpha), crustaceans (amphipods, crabs), polychaetes, and insects

Synonyms:
Gobius algarbiensis de Brito Capello, 1880
Gobius exanthematosus gibbosus Ninni, 1938
Gobius guttatus Valenciennes, 1837
Gobius limbatus Valenciennes, 1837
Gobius spilogonurus Cocco, 1885
Macrogobius cobitis (Pallas, 1814)

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

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