Myersina pretoriusi (Smith, 1958)
Pondoland sailfin goby
Myersina pretoriusi
photo by SFSA

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean: known only from Pondoland, South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 11-11. Brown in color, anterior part of body with small blue ocelli; small blue spots above midline; large ocellus at anterior part of 1st dorsal fin (Ref. 2798).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.03.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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