Eviota thamani Greenfield & Randall, 2016
Thaman's dwarfgoby
Eviota thamani
photo by Greenfield, D.W.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  1.01 cm SL (male/unsexed); 1.01 cm SL (female)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 14 - 16 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: known only from Ono-i-Lau in Fiji.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 8-8. This species is distinguished by the following characters: absence of cephalic sensory-canal pores, dark occipital spot, dark spot at preural centrum, nor narrow dark lines under eye; fifth pelvic-fin ray 20% or less of fourth ray; dorsal/anal-fin formula 8/8; urogenital papillae fimbriate in males and females; dark pigment spots on pectoral-fin base, dorsally and ventrally, but not crossing center of base (Ref. 107299).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.07.16
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.07.16

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