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  • Bynoe’s Goby

    Bynoe’s Goby

    Amblygobius bynoensis

    Taxonomy Gobiiformes, gobies
    Habitat In sandy bays
    Activity pattern Mostly in pairs in living tubes dug by the male
    Diet Small animals and algae, which they ingest and filter out together with the sand, sand is released through the gills
    Body length Up to 10 cm
    Preproduction Spawn is deposited in the living tubes shortly before new or full moon; up to 40'000 eggs, which are guarded by the male until hatching - female wags fresh water, after hatching brood care ceases
    Commerce Aquaristics
    Current population unknown

    Verbreitungskarte Gepunktete Sandgrundel

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList