Yellow Barred Pygmygoby
A species of Trimma with a unique color pattern within the genus consisting of alternating grey or reddish grey and yellow bars on head and body; nape half to completely scaled with about 4–7 predorsal scales; pectoral fin with 18 rays, 8 unbranched rays; fifth pelvic-fin ray unbranched, about 50% to 80% length of fourth ´ray; interorbital region with well-developed U-shaped trench and postorbital trenches.
Trimma lutea is known from specimens collected at the Austral Islands and the southern Cook Islands, but is likely to occur at other islands in the Austral group.
Trimma lutea differs from all known Trimma species by its unique color pattern of yellow and brown bars. It is most similar in color pattern to T. cana Winterbottom, 2004
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Trimma (Genus)