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Gnatholepis thompsoni


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lexID:
4676 
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 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Barbados, Ghana, Jamaica, São Tomé e Principé, Guadeloupe, Cuba, Portugal, the Canary Islands, Haiti, Madeira, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Cayman øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Grenada, Kap Verde, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Montserrat, Saint Helena, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Sydamerika, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Virgin Islands, U.S., Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
5.7 cm - 8.2 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Alger, Artemia, Artemia Nauplii, Cyclops, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Mysis, Würmer  
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-24 21:33:24 

Husbandry

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)

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