Gobiodon reticulatus Playfair, 1867
Reticulate goby
photo by Herler, J.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea and Aden, Yemen to the Persian Gulf.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Caudal fin rounded.
Biology:  Found on live coral (Ref. 11441); a coral-commensal species (Ref. 72446).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 28 June 2018 (A2c) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.02.98
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.01.08

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