Eviota dorsopurpureais commonly referred to as Purple dwarfgoby. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8135 AphiaID: 712866 Scientific: Eviota dorsopurpurea German: Zwerggrundel English: Purple Dwarfgoby Category: Gobies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Eviota (Genus) > dorsopurpurea (Species) Initial determination: Greenfield & Randall, 2011 Occurrence: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Size: up to 0.87" (2.2 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Zoobenthos Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-03-14 10:14:00
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Greenfield & Randall, 2011
The Purple dwarfgoby is only known from a few places in the Solomonsea (Milne Bay (Papua Neuguinea), Normanby Island, D’Entrecasteaux Islands and Ferguson Island).
This endemic species forms groups among branches of Acopora coral, inhabits sheltered reefs in 8-30 m depth.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Eviota (Genus) > Eviota dorsopurpurea (Species)
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