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Microgobius carri


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lexID:
9726 
Scientific:
Microgobius carri 
German:
Grundel 
English:
Seminole goby 
Category:
Gobier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Microgobius (Genus) > carri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Fowler, 1945 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Barbados, Costa Rica, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, the Netherlands Antilles, Columbia, Central America, Guadeloupe, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Bahamas, Bolivia, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Cayman øerne, Florida, Grenada, Honduras, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Montserrat, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Sydamerika, Trinidad og Tobago, USA, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
3 - 35 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 24,6°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Copepods, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Microgobius brevispinis
  • Microgobius crocatus
  • Microgobius curtus
  • Microgobius cyclolepis
  • Microgobius emblematicus
  • Microgobius erectus
  • Microgobius gulosus
  • Microgobius meeki
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-08-07 16:13:14 

Husbandry

Fowler, 1945

Head and body compressed; no crest on nape in either sex; wide between eyes; 2 pores on preopercle, no pore between front of eyes; mouth large, ~30 degrees from horizontal, upper jaw slightly larger in males than in females; tip of tongue divided; no teeth on front of roof of mouth; lower jaw with 4-5 large canines in outer row; gill membranes broadly joined to body under throat, with 5 rays; dorsal fin VII, spines II-V produced as filaments in both sexes, fifth longest, reaching half-way down the soft dorsal-fin, + I, 15 (14-17) rays; length of 2nd dorsal base > distance from 2nd dorsal base to tail fin; anal fin I, 15-18 rays; pectoral fin 21 (20-24), very long, 28.9% SL; pelvic fins I, 5, fused to form disc; tail fin long, oval (<40% SL); scales small, mostly rough; body scaled from rear forward to tip of depressed pectoral fin, head scaleless; lateral scale rows 60-62; no lateral line.

Males & Females: body pale with wide orange-yellow, blue edged lateral stripe along midline and two narrow paler yellow stripes separated by a blue stripe above; body along anal-fin base yellowish with small dark spot of pigment at base of each anal ray; head pale below, and yellowish on snout and between eyes; an elongate iridescent blue line at top-posterior corner of the eye, another below eye extending to opercular margin; cheek and opercle each with a small spot of iridescent blue; pectoral-fin base with bluish coat; pectoral-fins pale; pelvic-fins dusky with yellowish cast; spinous dorsal-fin with two orange-yellowish stripes; soft dorsal-fin with three orange-yellowish stripes; anal-fin pale; tail-fin yellow on bottom, pale yellow on top, with median orange-yellow stripe which is continuous with similar stripe on body.

Reaches 7.5 cm.

Depth: 5-35 m.

Habitat: burrows in sandy bottoms, often associated with coral reefs.

North Carolina to Brazil.

Source:

Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system

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

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