Parrella ginsburgi Wade, 1946
Darkblotch goby
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 1 - 10 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished by the following characteristics: slender and laterally compressed body; large and oblique mouth; pelvic fins fused to form a disc; body is scaled from the base of the caudal fin anteriorly at least up to the pectoral-fin base (Ref. 92840).
Biology:  Inhabits areas with leaf, shell and organic debris (Ref. 92840).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 25 May 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 05.11.99
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 01.08.13

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