Fusigobius duospilusis commonly referred to as Barenape goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 120 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12462 AphiaID: 278766 Scientific: Fusigobius duospilus German: Grundel English: Barenape Goby Category: Gobies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Fusigobius (Genus) > duospilus (Species) Initial determination: Hoese & Reader, 1985 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Alor, American Samoa, Arafura Sea, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Bali, Banda Sea, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Corea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gilbert Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Hawaii, Houtman Abrolhos (Abrolhos Islands), India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesser Sunda Islands, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Maumere, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Midway Islands, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Réunion , Samoa, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulu Sea , Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 80 Meter Size: 1.97" - 1.97" (5cm - 5,7cm) Temperature: 77 °F - 84.2 °F (25°C - 29°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Cyclops, Invertebrates, Living Food, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 26.4 gal (~ 120L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2019-10-03 21:16:07
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Fusigobius duospilus shows two large black spots on first dorsal fin, anterior spot often vertically elongate at tip of a thin black vertical line extending from base of fin, second spot between fifth and sixth dorsal spines; a faint black spot above anterior margin of pectoral base; caudal peduncle with round to triangular spot; a thin vertical brown bar or oval blotch below eye.
This goby inhabits sandy floors of holes and depressions of clear seaward reefs, the benthicspecies occurs singly or in groups, and is secretive.
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