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Cristatogobius rubripectoralis  Akihito, Meguro & Sakamoto, 2003

Redfin crestedgoby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Cristatogobius: Latin, cristatus = crested + latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335);  rubripectoralis: Named in reference to the species' red pectoral fin (Ref. 49948).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Central Pacific: southern Java, Indonesia and northern Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 49948); 5.0 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 10; Vertebrae: 25 - 26. First dorsal fin distally rounded without filamentous spines. Posterior margin of caudal fin rounded. Scales small, 39-55 scales in a longitudinal row and 19-25 scales in transverse row. Color of specimens before fixation: nuchal crest with transversely alternating reddish-brown and light greenish-brown areas; body light greenish brown reticulated with brown on upper anterior part and having iridescent bluish or greenish spots surrounded by reticulation; first dorsal fin with red upper margin, submarginal row of contiguous yellow spots, grayish-red band on middle part, greenish gray on lower part, and large blackish spot with blue spots between fifth spine and fin terminus; second dorsal fin red with two or three irregular longitudinal yellow stripes on middle part, and greenish gray on basal part; anal fin proximally red and distally dark gray; pectoral fin with a red area on middle to lower part (Ref. 49948).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits mangrove streams with mud or sand bottoms (Ref. 49948).

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Akihito, K. Meguro and K. Sakamoto, 2003. A new species of gobiid fish, Cristatogobius rubripectoralis, from Australia. Ichthyol. Res. 50(2):117-122. (Ref. 49948)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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