Drombus simulus (Smith, 1960)
Pinafore goby
Drombus simulus
photo by SFSA

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Delagoa Bay, Mozambique. Western Central Pacific (Ref. 42915).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Yellowish brown with irregular faint dark mottling (Ref. 2798).
Biology:  Found in tide pools (Ref. 2798).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 26 June 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 04.05.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 11.07.94

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