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Gobius xanthocephalus


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lexID:
4507 
AphiaID:
126897 
Scientific:
Gobius xanthocephalus 
German:
Gelbkopfgrundel, Zweifleck-Grundel 
English:
Yellow Headed Goby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobius (Genus) > xanthocephalus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Heymer & Zander, 1992 
Occurrence:
the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, Madeira, East-Atlantic Ocean, the Canary Islands 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Food:
Artemia, Artemia Nauplii, Cyclops, Krill, Levend voer, Mysis, Ongewervelden, Wormen 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Gemakkelijk 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-04 23:41:54 

Husbandry

Heymer & Zander, 1992

Length: 8 - 10 cm.

Colouration
Head yellow. Body bright grey with fine red-brown points in longitudinal rows. Similar to G. fallax. Dark spot at the upper end of the base of the pectoral fin. Night colouration: large dark and light spots on body, head partly yellow.

Food
Carnivorous; small invertebrates, mysids.

Reproduction
No informations.

Habitat
5 - 35 m. Rocky shores. Common in southern France, otherwise rare.

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