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Asterropteryx semipunctata  Rüppell, 1830

Starry goby
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Asterropteryx: Greek, a = with + Greek, sterros, -a, -on = consistent + Greek, pteryx = fin (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 20 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 32°S

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Indo-Pacific: Persian Gulf (Ref.80050) and Red Sea to the Hawaiian, Line, and Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 11344)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 7; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9-11; Taggstrålar i analfenan 1; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8 - 9. Body tan to black in color with light spots; midside with small elongate dark spots; short vertical bars or saddles above (Ref. 2798); characterized further byprolonged third dorsal spine , forms long filament in adult; longitudinal scale series 23-25; ctenoid scales; head scaled except snout and interorbital space; 3-9 close-set spines on edge of preopercle just above the corner; rounded caudal fin; depth of body 3.0-3.6 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found on algal-coated reef rock and rubble of inner flats and turbid lagoons (Ref. 1602). Takes refuge in burrows or holes in the reef (Ref. 11441). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Feeds on small benthic invertebrates (Ref. 89972). Solitary or in small group (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Benthic spawner.

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Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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