Stenogobius marqueti Watson, 1991
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm SL (male/unsexed); 6.5 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Oceania: freshwater streams. Endemic of Hiva Oa Island, Marquesan Islands (Ref. 48622). Might be wrongly reported on the island of Ua Pou, Marquesan Islands (Ref 34009).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 11-11. Scales on predorsal midline six to 21, usually 15-19, sometimes with naked patches; scales in a horizontal series 48-51, usually 49-50; breast usually with one to five embedded scales, may be naked; belly anteriorly with large naked patch near pelvic base; pectoral base naked; opercle naked; females with one or two large spots on caudal peduncle (Ref. 34009).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 14 September 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 18.01.02
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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