Coryogalops anomolus Smith, 1958
Anomolous goby
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  5.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 1 - 16 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Persian Gulf, and Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-10. Caudal fin rounded, shorter than head; pelvic fins separate, joined only at extreme base.
Biology:  Found on silty sand, rubble, or seagrass (Ref. 11441).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 June 2017 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 19.02.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14

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