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Awaous bustamantei  (Greeff, 1882)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae

Issue
Not the same as Sicydium bustamantei Greef, 1884 (Ref. 59830), which is synonym of Lentipes bustamantaei Boulenger 1916. See taxonomic and nomenclatural details in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Oct. 2012: Ref. 92135), issues that remain to be fixed.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 92840).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Africa: Bioko, Sao Tomé, Principe and Pagalu [=Annobon] islands (Ref. 81676).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 19.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 81676)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Diagnosis: posterior tip of upper jaw usually not extending beyond vertical through mideye; fewer than 50 teeth in single row in upper jaw on each side, separated by median tubercle; upper lip smooth; usually 3 pores in preopercular canal; flanks with chess-board arrangement of small, light and dark patches (Ref. 57403).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Amphidromous freshwater species (Ref. 92840). The maximum size is 193 mm SL and 242 mm TL observed, but perhaps it can reach 264 mm TL (Ref. 81676).

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Harrison, I.J., P.J. Miller and F. Pezold, 2008. Gobiidae. p. 491-544. In M.L.J. Stiassny, G.G. Teugels and C.D. Hopkins (eds.) The fresh and brackish water fishes of Lower Guinea, West-Central Africa. Volume II. Collection Faune et Flore tropicales 42. Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, and Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium. 603 pp. (Ref. 81676)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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