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Bryaninops tigris Black Coral Goby, Gorgonian Goby


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lexID:
4522 
AphiaID:
219389 
Scientific:
Bryaninops tigris 
German:
Gorgonien-Zwerggrundel 
English:
Black Coral Goby, Gorgonian Goby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Bryaninops (Genus) > tigris (Species) 
Initial determination:
Larson, 1985 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Egypt, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Haiti, Hawaii, Indonesia, Malaysia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Rapa, Red Sea, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Society Islands, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
15 - 53 Meter 
Size:
up to 0.98" (2.5 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Zooplankton 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-02 17:23:21 

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Larson, 1985

Indo-Pacific: Known from the Society Islands, Hawaiian Islands, Palau, Solomon Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Ryukyu Islands, Gulf of Thailand, Indonesia, Chagos Archipelago, Maldive Islands, and Oman.

Reported as a first record for the Red Sea from an underwater photograph taken by Sven Kahlbrock off Hurghada, Egypt. Maldives and Chagos Archipelago to the Hawaiian Islands.

Inhabit deep slopes, subject to strong currents, with isolated outcrops of black corals.
Benthic.
ound in small groups. Eggs are laid on a branch section after removing the polyps and guarded by the male.
Associated with antipatharian corals at depths below 15 m.
Dart out to feed on small animals of the plankton .

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobioidei (Suborder) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Bryaninops (Genus) > Bryaninops tigris (Species)

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