Priolepis cinctais commonly referred to as Girdled goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. A aquarium size of at least 60 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3962 AphiaID: 219549 Scientific: Priolepis cincta German: Grundel English: Girdled Goby Category: Gobies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Priolepis (Genus) > cincta (Species) Initial determination: (Regan, ), 1908 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, East Africa, Fiji, Flores, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Loyalty Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moluccas, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Taiwan, the Andaman Sea, the Cargados Carajos Shoals, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 70 Meter Size: 1.97" - 2.76" (5cm - 7cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Mysis Tank: 13.2 gal (~ 60L) Difficulty: Easy Offspring: Possible to breed 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: 2011-12-13 15:01:23
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Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Priolepis cincta are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Priolepis cincta, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Priolepis cincta, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Hides in caves and crevices, also among corals or rock.
Amblygobius naraharae Snyder, 1908
Cingulogobius boulengeri (Seale, 1910)
Gobiomorphus cinctus Regan, 1908
Pleurogobius boulengeri Seale, 1910
Priolepis cinctus (Regan, 1908)
Priolepis naraharae (Snyder, 1908)
Quisquilius cinctus (Regan, 1908)
Zonogobius naraharae (Snyder, 1908)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobioidei (Suborder) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Priolepis (Genus) > Priolepis cincta (Species)
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