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Eviota ancora

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Eviota ancora (c) by David Greenfield

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lexID:
9334 
Scientific:
Eviota ancora 
German:
Zwerg Grundel 
English:
Hookcheek pygmy goby 
Category:
Babki 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Eviota (Genus) > ancora (Species) 
Initial determination:
Greenfield & Suzuki, 2011 
Occurrence:
Western Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Raja Amat, Sulawesi, The Ryukyu Islands, Japonia 
Size:
bis zu 1.4cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
larwy artemii, mysis, żywy pokarm 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Łatwy  
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-04-15 20:58:48 

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Eviota ancora Greenfield & Suzuki, 2011

Huge thanks to Dr. David Greenfield for sharing the pictures of the publication with us.

described by Randall et. al.

Eviota ancora is a small translucent Eviota goby which is distinguished by an orange hook-shaped marking on its head. E. ancora has no real dark markings on its body and “scales not strongly pigmented; caudal fin with five irregular bands of circles of dark chromatophores crossing the fin”. The suggested common name of Eviota ancora is Hookcheek pygmy goby,

Main reference:
Greenfield, D.W. and T. Suzuki, 2011. Two new goby species of the genus Eviota from the Ryukyu Islands, Japan (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 2812:63-68. (Ref. 86696)

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