Tamanka siitensis Herre, 1927
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  6.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: known only from Jolo Island, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-8; Vertebrae: 26-26. Body with ctenoid scales posteriorly, usually extending up to behind pectoral fin in narrow wedge; predorsal scales small, cycloid, 11-27, all evenly sized and reaching forward past rear edge of preopercle; TRB 14-19; longitudinal scale count 44-56 (Ref. 43716). Caudal fin oval, rounded posteriorly (Ref. 43716).
Biology:  Collected from land-locked, freshwater lakes close to the coast (Ref. 43716).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 10 August 2020 (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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