Journal of the
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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Eviota melanosphena, a new dwarfgoby from Australia (Teleostei: Gobiidae)

David W. Greenfield & Susan L. Jewett

Abstract

A new species of dwarfgoby, Eviota melanosphena, with cephalic sensory-canal pore pattern 2 (lacking only the IT pore), some branched pectoral-fin rays, a dorsal/anal fin-ray formula of 9/8, the 4th pelvic-fin ray with numerous branches, and a diagnostic dark, wedge-shaped mark at the caudal-fin base is described from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

 

     

CITATION:

Greenfield D.W. & Jewett, S.L. (2016) Eviota melanosphena, a new dwarfgoby from Australia (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 21: 71–77.

 

publication date: June 16, 2016