Trimmatom eviotops (Schultz, 1943)
Red-barred rubble goby
photo by Winterbottom, R.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 5 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: Chagos Islands, the Great Barrier Reef, Fiji, Samoa, Society Islands, Rapa, Tuamoto Islands, and Ducie Islands (Pitcairn).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-9. Characterized by thin red bars on the head and body. SL to 26 mm.
Biology:  Inhabits lagoons and on the 'reef top' (Ref. 1602).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.04.96
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 08.06.15

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