Rhyacichthys guilberti Dingerkus & Séret, 1992
photo by Pöllabauer, C.

Family:  Rhyacichthyidae (Loach gobies)
Max. size:  18 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine; depth range 0 - 5 m, amphidromous
Distribution:  Oceania: New Caledonia and Vanuatu.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 12-15. Characterized by having 12+15 vertebrae; head, body and fins speckled and mottled with black with darker rows of spots and lines along body and fins (Ref. 92840).
Biology:  Max. length (Christine Pöllabauer, pers. comm., 2001).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 22 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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