Corcyrogobius liechtensteini (Kolombatovic, 1891)
Liechtenstein's goby
Corcyrogobius liechtensteini
photo by Falleni, A.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Mediterranean Sea: Adriatic Sea (Ref. 4696), Balearic Island of Ibiza and northern Tyrrhenian Sea (Ref. 34243).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Distinguished by the following characteristics: pelvic disc emarginated; presence of distinctive branchiostegal spot (Ref. 86376)
Biology:  Possibly occurs in offshore coralline grounds (Ref. 4696). Reported to settle on cave walls (Ref. 10711).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 March 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.01.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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