Eviota pardalota Lachner & Karnella, 1978
Leopard dwarfgoby
Eviota pardalota
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 2 - 17 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea to the Persian Gulf.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-7. Dorsal to anal fin-ray formula 8/7; caudal fin rounded, slightly shorter than head.
Biology:  Occurs in coral reefs or rubble bottoms.
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. - 20.02.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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