Lentipes kaaea Watson, Keith & Marquet, 2002
Caledonian Red-Nose
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
Max. size:  5 cm SL (male/unsexed); 4.34 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; depth range - 5 m
Distribution:  Oceania: New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fidji and Futuna (Ref. 47442 and also Ref. 87775).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in swift clear high gradient streams with slab and boulder strewn bottom, some course gravel may be present. Observed swimming in strong currents rather than being attached to rock surface like other species of Sycidiinae in the environment (Ref. 47442).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 September 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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