Eviota algida Greenfield & Erdmann, 2014
Upwelling dwarfgoby
photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  1.65 cm SL (male/unsexed); 1.45 cm SL (female)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 30 - 32 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-8. This species is distinguished by the following characters: a complete cephalic sensory-canal pore pattern (pattern I); dorsal/anal-fin formula usually 8/8; lower pectoral-fin rays branched; no 5th pelvic-fin ray; males with anterior dorsal spines filamentous; subcutaneous dark spot at center of caudal peduncle over preural centrum; male urogenital papilla black; in life, with red eye with gold specks (Ref. 97683).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 June 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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