Glossogobius concavifrons (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)
Concave goby
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Oceania: Fly-Strickland system of Papua New Guinea and northern part of Cape York Peninsula, Australia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 8-9
Biology:  Found in both large turbid lowland rivers and relatively steep gradient tributaries in mountainous terrain (Ref. 2847). Occurs in clear, flowing streams over gravel or rock bottoms (Ref. 5259, 44894). Feeds mainly on insects and crustaceans (Ref. 5259, 44894).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 February 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.05.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 17.07.06
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.03.97

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