Vanneaugobius dollfusi Brownell, 1978
photo by Kovacic, M.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 115 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: off Agadir, Morocco (Ref. 5299). Collected from Adriatic Sea (Split, Veliki Drvenik Island, Mljet Island, and Palagruza Island) (Ref. 36186).
Diagnosis:  Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Distinguished by the following characteristics: Fins (n = 28) DI VI; D2 1/9-10 (9:1, 10: 27); A 1/9; P 15- 17(15:2, 16: 12, 17: 14); C (branched rays) 14- 15(14: 12, 15:5, d: 11); V 1/5, separate; first spine of Dl longest, very prominent in males which may, depressed, reach the D2 8; scales (n = 28) ctenoid, breast cycloid; LL 26 - 29 (26: 4, 27: 10, 28: 10, 29: 4); TR 7 - 8 (7: 11, 8: 8, d: 11); uppermost and lower most scales on caudal fin origin more or less elongated, of triangular shape with pointed posterior tip and long ctenii which decrease in size towards tip of scale (Ref. 86376).
Biology:  Found on sand with rocky outcrops (Ref. 5299).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.05.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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