Trimma hotsarihiensis Winterbottom, 2009
Helen Reef pygmygoby
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  1.55 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; depth range 22 - 34 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Palau.
Biology:  Collected from a vertical wall covered with sponges, small hard corals, ascidians, huge sandy-floored cave (ca 20 m wide and 5 m high, floor at 27 m) with sea-fans and hydroids at entrance, with sand/rock/patch reef below cave, at 22-34 m depth (Ref. 80731).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.04.09

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