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Anatirostrum profundorum  (Berg, 1927)

Duckbill pugolovka
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Anatirostrum: Latin, anas = duck + Latin, rostrum = face (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; bathydemersal; depth range 294 - 294 m (Ref. 31728).   Temperate, preferred ?

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Former USSR and Asia: Endemic to the southern part of the Caspian Sea.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2058)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 11; Vertebrae: 29. Distinguished by the following characters: body and head elongate, narrow; leathery barbel on chin, uniform light gray with dark gray speckles (Ref. 33724); fins: D1IV, D2 I/10, A I/11, P 14-16 (14:1, 15:2,16:1), V I/5+5/I, C 13 (branched rays) (1,13,1: 2; 2,13,1: 1; 1,13,2: 1), procurrent spines dorsal 2-4 (2:1,3:1,4:2) and ventral 2-3 (2: 1,3:3); scales absent; tiny platelets and granules, knob-like with few posteriad directed spines arranged as one or several irregular transverse rows or as patch, smallest on dorsal side of the head, larger on opercle and preopercle; premaxilla and dentary with caninoid teeth in 4-5 rows medially; outer row bears largest teeth; no large canines developed (Ref. 36191).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Caught with a Sigsbee trawl at a depth of 294 m over white silt, on 22 April 1904 by the expedition of N.M. Knipovich (Ref. 2058). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Coad, B.W., 1998. Systematic biodiversity in the freshwater fishes of Iran. Ital. J. Zool. 65:101-108. (Ref. 31728)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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