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Gnatholepis thompsoni

Gnatholepis thompsoniis commonly referred to as Goldspot goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4676 
AphiaID:
277493 
Scientific:
Gnatholepis thompsoni 
German:
"Goldpunktgrundel" 
English:
Goldspot Goby 
Category:
Gobier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gnatholepis (Genus) > thompsoni (Species) 
Initial determination:
Jordan, 1904 
Size:
5.7 cm - 8.2 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-24 21:33:24 

Info

Jordan, 1904

Distribution:
Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), and the Bahamas to northern South America. Eastern Atlantic: Ascension and St. Helena, Sao Tome Island.

Biology:
Inhabits open sand, rock, and rubble areas. Often occurs with the bridled goby, Coryphopterus glaucofraenum. Feeds on organisms and organic material by taking sand into its mouth and expelling it through the gill openings, filtering out its food in the process.

Synonym:
Gnatholepis thomsoni Jordan, 1904

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobionellinae (Subfamily) > Gnatholepis (Genus) > Gnatholepis thompsoni (Species)

External links

  1. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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