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Trimma okinawae  (Aoyagi, 1949)

Okinawa rubble goby
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Trimma: Greek, trimma, -atos = something crushed (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 8 - 35 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical; 30°N - 18°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 9. Has same general appearance as T. caesiura and T. naudei. Characterized by having greyish matrix with dense orange spotting on head and body; presence of faint spotting on fins; elongate second dorsal spine; fifth pelvic ray branched, 60-70% length of fourth ray; longitudinal scale series 26-27; predorsal scales absent; cheek and opercle without scales; depth of body 4.0-4.4 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Western Pacific: Ryukyu and Ogasawara Islands to Rotuma, south to Rowley Shoals in the eastern Indian Ocean and the Great Barrier Reef. Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Forms small loose groups (Ref. 90102). Inhabits clear coastal reefs, near sponges (Ref. 48637). Usually hovers upside-down in small caves in coral reefs.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

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):  3.0   ±0.0 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.