Lotilia klausewitzi Shibukawa, Suzuki & Senou, 2012
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
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Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 1 - 50 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: from Japan (Ryukyu Islnads), Papua New Guinea (Bismark Archipelago) and Australia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Distinguished by the following characters: dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 9; anal-fin rays I, 9; pectoral fin rays 14-16; pelvic fin rays I,5; segmented caudal-fin rays 9+8, including 7+6 branched rays; upper unsegmented caudal-fin rays 5-7; lower unsegmented caudal-fin rays 5-6; longitudinal scales 46-53; transverse scales from origin of anal fin upward and forward to base of first dorsal fin 19-21; transverse scales from origin of anal fin upward and backward to base of second dorsal fin 16-18; transverse scales from origin of second dorsal fin downward and backward to base of anal fin 16-18; scales in preventral midline 2-5; circumpeduncular scales 20-22 (Ref. 90832).
Biology:  lives around reef patches on sandy bottoms with rubble, at depths of 1-50 m in coral-reef moats and lagoons, outer-reef slopes, or under drop offs (Ref. 90832).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 March 2014 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.01.14
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 24.01.14

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