Elacatinus evelynae, Sharknose goby : aquarium

Elacatinus evelynae (Böhlke & Robins, 1968)

Sharknose goby
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Elacatinus: Greek, elakatines = fusiform fishes preserved in salt (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Böhlke & Robins.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 53 m (Ref. 9710), usually 1 - 50 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 22°C - 27°C (Ref. 27115)

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Bahamas and the Lesser Antilles to the northern coast of South America. Also Antilles and western Caribbean (Ref. 26938).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 26340)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 7; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 12; Spine anali 1; Raggi anali molli: 11 - 12. Yellow stripe in front of each eye, joining near tip of snout to form V. Mouth inferior; snout overhangs upper lip, connected by frenum (Ref. 26938). A black stripe beginning on snout, passing through lower part of eye, across upper end of gill opening onto body where it broadens and continues along lower side to end of caudal fin (Ref. 13442).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits coral reefs with clear waters, preferably in oceanic, insular areas (Ref. 13928). In pairs near coral heads. Monogamous (Ref. 52884). A cleaner (Ref. 9710). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 27115. Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35420). Feeds on ectoparasites of fishes (Ref. 13442).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Monogamous mating is observed as both obigate and social (Ref. 52884).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Böhlke, J.E. and C.C.G. Chaplin, 1993. Fishes of the Bahamas and adjacent tropical waters. 2nd edition. University of Texas Press, Austin. (Ref. 5521)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 23 March 2011

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acquario: Commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.8 - 28, mean 27.3 (based on 360 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00267 - 0.01297), b=3.10 (2.91 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.35 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Alto, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione meno di 15 mesi (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .