Trimma meytiaeis commonly referred to as Pygmy Goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 11623 AphiaID: 1376247 Scientific: Trimma meytiae German: Zwerg-Grundel English: Pygmy Goby Category: Gobies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Trimma (Genus) > meytiae (Species) Initial determination: Winterbottom & Erdmann, 2018 Occurrence: Papua New Guinea, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 50 - 70 Meter Size: up to 0.79" (2 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen food (small sorts), Mysis Tank: 22 gal (~ 100L) Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2018-07-15 16:10:53
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Trimma meityae ( Winterbottom & Erdmann, 2018)
Richard Winterbottom and Mark V. Erdmann. 2018. Two New Species of Blue-eyed Trimma (Pisces; Gobiidae) from New Guinea. Zootaxa. 4444(4); 471–483. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4444.4.7
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