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Phyllogobius platycephalops Slender spongegoby, Flathead Sponge Goby

Phyllogobius platycephalopsis commonly referred to as Slender spongegoby, Flathead Sponge Goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 75 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4570 
AphiaID:
282252 
Scientific:
Phyllogobius platycephalops 
German:
Slender`s Schwammgrundel 
English:
Slender Spongegoby, Flathead Sponge Goby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Phyllogobius (Genus) > platycephalops (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Smith, ), 1964 
Occurrence:
Australia, Central Pazific, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Mozambique, Philippines, Raja Amat, Solomon Islands, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 1.97" (5 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
Tank:
16.5 gal (~ 75L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-25 22:35:02 

Info

(Smith, 1964)

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique. Western Central Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands, and the Great Barrier Reef.

Biology
Inhabits coral reefs (Ref. 42915). Commensal on foliaceous flattened sponges (Phyllospongia).

Synonymised taxa
Cottogobius platycephalops Smith, 1964

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishwise Pro von Denis & Sally Polack (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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