Trimma corallinum (Smith, 1959)
Polkadot pygmygoby
photo by SFSA

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique to Sodwana Bay, South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 8-10. Red in color, silvery below dorsal fins; orange spots on head caudal peduncle; orange spot or 2 small dusky spots on pectoral base (Ref. 2798).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 June 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 16.05.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 23.05.18

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