Calumia godeffroyi (Günther, 1877)
Tailface sleeper
Calumia godeffroyi
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Eleotridae (Bully sleepers), subfamily: Eleotrinae
Max. size:  3.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 7 - 30 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Society Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-7; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 6-7. 5 dark bands on body; 2 dark spots at the base of the tail.
Biology:  Lives among coral and rubble (Ref. 1602)
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 January 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 03.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 24.02.97

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