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Gobiodon erythrospilus Blue-spotted Coral-goby

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Foto: Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australien

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lexID:
11675 
AphiaID:
309999 
Scientific:
Gobiodon erythrospilus 
German:
Korallengrundel 
English:
Blue-spotted Coral-goby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiodon (Genus) > erythrospilus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1875 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Japan, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Queensland, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
8 - 66 Meter 
Size:
up to 1.18" (3,5 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - (20°C - 25,8°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-08-23 20:43:35 

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Gobiodon erythrospilus lives symbiotically among branches of table-like corals, f. e. Acropora nasuta, Acropora valida, Acropora. millepora and Acropora tenuis.
Gobiodon erythrospilus is a brown coralgoby with five vertical blue lines on a pale brown to reddish head.
Juveniles gobis have additional vertical blue lines on its body.

Gobiodon species are capable of changing sex in both directions.

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