Trimma macrophthalmumis commonly referred to as Flame goby. 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: 8163 AphiaID: 312023 Scientific: Trimma macrophthalmum German: Zwerggrundel English: Flame Goby Category: Gobies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Trimma (Genus) > macrophthalmum (Species) Initial determination: (Tomiyama, ), 1936 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, Christmas Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Mozambique, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sumatra, Taiwan, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tonga, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 5 - 35 Meter Size: up to 0.98" (2.5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-03-21 12:38:53
Last edit: 2021-01-01 11:45:11
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Trimma macrophthalmum lives in reef-associated around coral reefs and forms usually small groups in caves and under ledges in a depth range 5 - 35 meters.
Eviota macrophthalma Tomiyama, 1936
Eviota macrophthalmus Tomiyama, 1936
Trimma macrophthalma (Tomiyama, 1936)
Trimma macrophthalmus (Tomiyama, 1936)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Trimma (Genus) > Trimma macrophthalmum (Species)
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