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Paragobiodon lacunicolus  (Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911)

Blackfin coral goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Paragobiodon: Greek, para = the side of + Latin, gobius = gudgeon + Greek,odous =teeth (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 80 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical; 30°N - 32°S

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Indo-Pacific: Seychelles (Ref. 9710) and Chagos Islands to Line and Tuamoto Islands; north to Ryukyu and Bonin Islands; south to Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2798)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 9. Characterized by pinkish head ; body color white to pale yellow; fins black except pale pelvic fins; longitudinal scale series 22-24; ctenoid scales except cycloid on abdomen; scaleless head, nape, prepectoral region, breast and midventral portion of abdomen; presence of fleshy papillae on snout and cheek; complete pelvic fin frenum and basal membrane; depth of body at level of pelvic fins 3.0-3.1 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Lives exclusively among the branches of the coral Pocillopora damicornis, sometimes as deep as 20 m.

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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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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .