Palutrus meteori (Klausewitz & Zander, 1967)
Meteor goby
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  6.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, southern Oman (Ref. 11441), and the Ryukyu Islands (Ref. 559).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-7. Caudal fin rounded, about equal to head length.
Biology:  Inhabits tide pools (Ref. 559) and reef flats.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.08.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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