Trimma naudei   Smith,  1957 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Gobiidae

Image copyrights: Brett, O.J

Description
Color: Body orange-red with seven dorsolateral white spots between posterodorsal margin of the peduncle and origin of first dorsal, and with four ventrolateral spots between posteroventral margin of peduncle and origin of last anal ray; facial pattern uniform dusky orange-grey colour under orbit, with an orange vertical blotch, edged in melanophores on vertical limb of the preopercle resembling a club; conspicuous bar of melanophores extending vertically across posterior margin of pectoral base.

A frontal ridge behind the orbits that slopes steeply into a wide interorbital trench anteromedially, and into postorbital trenches laterally; posterior nasal opening separate from eye; second spine of first dorsal fin elongate, third spine occasionally elongate; fifth pelvic fin ray branched once dichotomously.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky
Prey:  Copepods, ostracods, and radiolarians

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jolly Bouy Island INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2011-08-16

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