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Copyright Dr. Mark Erdmann, Foto: Penemu Island in Raja Ampat
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Trimma helenae (c) by Erdmann, Mark V.
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Profile lexID: 8354 Scientific: Trimma helenae German: Helens Zwerggrundel English: Helen’s pygmy goby Category: Babki Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Trimma (Genus) > helenae (Species) Initial determination: Winterbottom, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2014 Occurrence: , Papua , Raja Amat , Indonesia Western Pacific Ocean Size: bis zu 2cm Temperature: 23°C - 27°C Food: artemia, larwy artemii, mysis, zooplankton Tank: ~ 100 Liter Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Trimma helenae Winterbottom, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2014
Helen’s pygmy goby
Trimma helenae was discovered last summer by Dr. Mark Erdmann. This month, it was official described and named after Helen Newman, the lead biologist of the expedition that found this glowing jewel of a fish.
Solitary, often resting on sand or rubble bottoms of caves and ledges in 32 m.
Winterbottom, R., M.V. Erdmann and N.K. Dita Cahyani, 2014. Trimma helenae (Pisces; Gobioidei), a new species of gobiid fish from Indonesia. Zootaxa 3760(3):420-428. (Ref. 94948)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Trimma (Genus)
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