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Trimma annosum Winterbottom, 2003

Greybearded Pygmy Goby

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Maldives and Papua New Guinea.
Along the coast. Maldives, Papua New Guinea, east to western Caroline Islands, Fiji, north to Taiwan and Solomon Islands.
Trimma annosum Winterbottom, 2003
Type specimen
Trimma annosum Winterbottom, 2003 annosum, Trimma Winterbottom [R.] 2003:2, Figs. 1-2 [Zootaxa No. 218] Cagilai Island off Ovalau Island, Viti Levu, Bau Waters, Fiji. Holotype: ROM 73126 [ex ROM 40061]. Paratypes: NSMT-P55897 (1); ROM 990CS (12), 40061 (5), 45968 (13), 45976 (13), 46041 (9), 49225 (2), 53149 (4), 53151 (14), 73182-85 (1, 5, 3, 1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 35452 (8); USNM 298774 (12). Synonym: Trimma annosum Winterbottom, 2003.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 a shallow concave bony interorbital about half pupil-diameter in width; predorsal is completely covered with ctenoid scales, no naked patches, a large scale above and between the end of the eyes above the posterior half of the pupil; cheek no scales; oper