Gobiopsis canalis Lachner & McKinney, 1978
Checkered goby
Gobiopsis canalis
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  6.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 13 - 21 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf, Oman, and southwest India.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Caudal fin rounded, shorter than head.
Biology:  Found on rock and sand bottom (Ref. 11441). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.02.98
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 21.07.08

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