Speleogobius trigloides Zander & Jelinek, 1976
Grotto goby
photo by Herler, J.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  1.75 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 8 - 25 m
Distribution:  Mediterranean Sea: known from the holotype collected in the Grotto of Banjole, near Rovinj, Croatia. No further published records, but now known also from Adriatic islands of Krk, Prvic, and Hvar.
Biology:  Occurs inshore; in a grotto (Ref. 4696, 51024). Prefers caves abd other dark habitats (Ref. 92840). Benthic (Ref. 51024).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 March 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 23.01.96
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 22.11.13

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