Pomatoschistus lozanoi (de Buen, 1923)
Lozano's goby
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 2 years
Environment:  demersal; depth range 70 - 80 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: North Sea to northwestern Spain. Recently recorded from Portugal (Cascais).
Diagnosis:  Male has a small black spot and dark longitudinal bands in the first dorsal fins (Ref. 35388).
Biology:  Found in shallow waters. Spawn when 1 year old. Eggs are laid under empty bivalve shells (Ref. 35388). Feed on small crustaceans (mysids, amphipods, copepods), nematodes.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 March 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 09.03.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.10.16

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