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Bathygobius soporator


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lexID:
4619 
AphiaID:
277638 
Scientific:
Bathygobius soporator 
German:
"Krausflossen-Grundel" 
English:
Frillfin Goby 
Category:
Gobier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Bathygobius (Genus) > soporator (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1837 
Occurrence:
Cuba, Haiti, Costa Rica, Barbados, São Tomé e Principé, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Congo, The Gulf of Guinea, Vietnam, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Senegal, Angola, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Kap Verde, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Middelhavet, Nicaragua, USA, Vanuatu , Vestafrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, invertebrater, Krabber, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Stenrejer 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-09 20:20:54 

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(Valenciennes, 1837)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola and offshore islands. Western Atlantic: Florida Keys in the USA, Bermuda and the Bahamas to Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Mediterranean Sea.
Suspected to be conspecific with Bathygobius fuscus. Record from Algeria needs confirmation.

Biology:
resident intertidal species with homing behavior Mainly found in pools.
Abundant in rocky tide pools and along water's edge.
In lagoons, creeks, and estuaries; it is occasionally found in fresh waters.

Synonymised taxa:
Bathygobius soprator (Valenciennes, 1837) (misspelling)
Gobius humeralis Duméril, 1861
Gobius soporator Valenciennes, 1837
Mapo soporator (Valenciennes, 1837)

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