Eviota piperata, Peppered dwarfgoby

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Eviota piperata Greenfield & Winterbottom, 2014

Peppered dwarfgoby
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Eviota piperata
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> Gobiiformes (Gobies) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Eviota: No etymology given, suggested by Christopher Scharpt: from Latin 'eu' for 'true' and 'iota' for anything very small, in combination 'truly very small' referring to it as being the smallest vertebrate at the time it has benn described by Jenkins (thus, making the suggestion by Scharpt plausible.;  piperata: Name from Latin 'piper' for pepper; referring to the heavy peppering of melanophores on its head and all over its body (Ref. 94781).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina; djupintervall 6 - 9 m (Ref. 94781).   Tropical

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Western Pacific: Palau south to Indonesia (Raja Ampat and the Moluccas), north to Taiwan, including Papua New Guinea; South China Sea to the Philippines Islands (Apo Reef, Mindoro Province, outside of the Sulu Sea).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 94781)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 7; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8; Taggstrålar i analfenan 1; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8; Ryggkotor: 24. This species is distinguished by the following characters: cephalic sensory-pore system categorized as Group II or without the IT pore, and a varied POP from being both absent to lacking only the upper or lower pore; 8/8 dorsal/anal-fin formula; some branched pectoral-fin rays; absence of dark spot on ural centrum; male genital papilla without fimbria; cheek and rest of body densely peppered with chromatophores (Ref. 94781)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found to be abundant in small coral limestone islands, with small shallow lagoons and steep outer slopes to deepwater, on submerged volcanic peaks (Ref. 94781).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Greenfield, D.W. and R. Winterbottom, 2014. Eviota piperata, a new gobiid species from Palau (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 3755 (3):295-300. (Ref. 94781)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 09 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 28.8 - 29.4, mean 29 °C (based on 215 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00575 (0.00261 - 0.01268), b=3.09 (2.91 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .