Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Tropic Marin All for Reef Whitecorals.com Korallen-Zucht Fauna Marin GmbH

Translation in process
We're updating the page. There might be some translation errors. Sorry about that ;-)

Trimma wangunui

...

20.6mm SL male paratype, ROM 108312, Papua New Guinea, SW of Nuakata I.; B: 14.7 female paratype, ROM 101358, Timor-Leste, Atauro I. (M.V. Erdmann).

Uploaded by robertbaur.
Courtesy of the author Dr. Mark V. Erdmann (Conservation International Advertisement), Indonesien (Copyright Dr. Mark V. Erdmann) Image detail


Profile

lexID:
12224 
AphiaID:
1376255 
Scientific:
Trimma wangunui 
German:
Zwerg-Grundel 
English:
Wangunus Pygmygoby 
Category:
Gobiidés 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Trimma (Genus) > wangunui (Species) 
Initial determination:
Winterbottom & Erdmann, 2019 
Occurrence:
Indonésie, Pacifique Ouest, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines 
Sea depth:
10 - 16 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 2.1cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, artémias, le zooplancton, mysis, nauplies d'artémias, nourriture en flocons 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-11 21:34:42 

Husbandry

Trimma wangunui Winterbottom, Richard & Erdmann, Mark V., 2019
Wangunu’s Pygmygoby

A new species of Trimma (Pisces; Gobiidae) from the Western Pacific Ocean

Named for Noel Wangunu, one of Papua New Guinea’s foremost reef scientists and marine conservationists, who also assisted MVE in collections and local permits.

Trimma wangunui is currently recorded only from off Nuakata Island in the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea, from Atauro Island in Timor-Leste, and from Verde Island in the Batangas Province of the Philippines. It appears to be a rare species, with most specimens collected between 10– 16 m. At Nuakata and Atauro Islands, it was found living under large pieces of dead foliose coral rubble on a sandy bottom subject to moderate currents and wave action. It is apparently a solitary species, with only a single specimen collected from each piece of rubble examined.

External links

  1. PLAZI (en)
  2. Zenodo.org (en)

Pictures

Commonly


Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all

Discussion

Last comment in the discussion about Trimma wangunui

Last comment in the discussion about Trimma wangunui