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Opeatogenys gracilis  (Canestrini, 1864)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiesociformes (Clingfishes) > Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits) > Gobiesocinae
Etymology: Opeatogenys: Greek, opeas, -atos = awl (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal.   Temperate, preferred ?

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Endemic in Mediterranean Sea and adjacent coast of Portugal (Ref. 97133).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 97133)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Max. length (Robert A. Patzner, pers. comm., 1999).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaborators

Briggs, J.C., 1979. Gobiesocidae. p. 651-656. In J. C. Hureau and Th. Monod (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean (CLOFNAM). UNESCO, Paris, Vol. 1. (Ref. 10954)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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