Psilotris boehlkei Greenfield, 1993
photo by Williams, J.T.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 8 - 50 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Lesser Antilles.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished by the following characteristics: small; lack scales; possess VII spines in the first dorsal; no head or opercle pores; ventral fins completely separate (Ref. 92840).
Biology:  Inhabits sandy bottoms in coral-reef habitats (Ref. 92840).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 25 March 2011 (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.07.00
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 18.07.13

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