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Eviota dorsopurpurea Purple dwarfgoby


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lexID:
8135 
Scientific:
Eviota dorsopurpurea 
German:
Zwerggrundel 
English:
Purple dwarfgoby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Eviota (Genus) > dorsopurpurea (Species) 
Initial determination:
Greenfield & Randall, 2011 
Occurrence:
Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands 
Size:
up to 0.87" (2.2 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-03-14 10:14:00 

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Greenfield & Randall, 2011

The Purple dwarfgoby is only known from a few places in the Solomonsea (Milne Bay (Papua Neuguinea), Normanby Island, D’Entrecasteaux Islands and Ferguson Island).

This endemic species forms groups among branches of Acopora coral, inhabits sheltered reefs in 8-30 m depth.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Eviota (Genus) > Eviota dorsopurpurea (Species)

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