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Bathygobius soporator


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lexID:
4619 
AphiaID:
277638 
Scientific:
Bathygobius soporator 
German:
"Krausflossen-Grundel" 
English:
Frillfin Goby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Bathygobius (Genus) > soporator (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1837 
Occurrence:
USA, Nigeria, Congo, The Gulf of Guinea, the Cayman Islands, The Bahamas, Vietnam, Puerto Rico, Mexico (East Pacific), Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Belize, Senegal, Nicaragua, the Caribbean, Florida, Vanuatu, East-Atlantic Ocean, Cuba, Haiti, Costa Rica, Barbados, West Africa, São Tomé e Principé, the Mediterranean Sea, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Ivory Coast, Bermuda, Angola, Brazilië 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Bodemfauna, Garnalen, Krabben, Kreeftachtigen, Langoesten, Mysis, Ongewervelden 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Normaal 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-09 20:20:54 

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(Valenciennes, 1837)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola and offshore islands. Western Atlantic: Florida Keys in the USA, Bermuda and the Bahamas to Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Mediterranean Sea.
Suspected to be conspecific with Bathygobius fuscus. Record from Algeria needs confirmation.

Biology:
resident intertidal species with homing behavior Mainly found in pools.
Abundant in rocky tide pools and along water's edge.
In lagoons, creeks, and estuaries; it is occasionally found in fresh waters.

Synonymised taxa:
Bathygobius soprator (Valenciennes, 1837) (misspelling)
Gobius humeralis Duméril, 1861
Gobius soporator Valenciennes, 1837
Mapo soporator (Valenciennes, 1837)

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