Bollmannia ocellata Gilbert, 1892
Pennant goby
Bollmannia ocellata
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  14 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 10 - 120 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished by the following characteristics: laterally compressed head and body; large mouth and very oblique; completely scaled body with ctenoid scales; first dorsal with VII spines; pelvic fins fused forming a disc; caudal fin lanceolate (Ref. 92840).
Biology:  Inhabits muddy bottoms at depths ranging from 10-120 meters (Ref. 92840).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 22 May 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 09.08.99
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 21.10.15

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