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Gobius salamansa  Iglésias & Frotté, 2015

Salamansa goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Gobius: Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335);  salamansa: The epithet salamansa refers to the village of Salamansa, on the north of the island of Sa˜o Vicente, Cap Verde, the type locality.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 110231).   Tropical; 24°C - 24°C (Ref. 110231); 17°N - 16°N

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East Central Atlantic: Cape Verde: Known only in the Bay of Salamansa at Sa˜o Vicente, at the time of description.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 34.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 110231)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 9. The new species is characterized by a unique character among the gobiids: (1) an additional posterior ocular head pore, newly named a’, and connected to pore a by a suborbital branch of the anterior oculoscapular canal; (2) a distinctive multi-colored (white, red, black, yellow and brown) eyespot, located on the first dorsal fin.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known only by 2 specimens at the date of the description.

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Iglésias, S.P., L. Frotté and D.Y. Sellos, 2016. Gobius salamansa, a new species of goby (Gobiidae) from the Cape Verde Islands supported by a unique cephalic lateral line system and DNA barcoding. Ichthyol. Res. 63(3):356-369. (Ref. 110231)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (18 of 100) .