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Gobius cruentatus


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lexID:
4458 
AphiaID:
126888 
Scientific:
Gobius cruentatus 
German:
Rotlippengrundel 
English:
Red-mouthed Goby 
Category:
Gobiidés 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobius (Genus) > cruentatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gmelin, 1789 
Occurrence:
Atlantique Est, littoraux européens, Méditerranée 
Size:
12 cm - 18 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Food:
artémias, krill, le zooplancton, mysis, nourriture congelée (grande taille), poissons (petits poissons) 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2012-07-21 21:20:04 

Husbandry

GMELIN, 1789
Found inshore, on rocks, sand and sea-grass meadows

Common synonym
Gobius strictus Fage, 1907 (juveniles of G. cruentatus).

Length: 12 - 18 cm.

Colouration
Red lips. Body dark and light brownish marbled; in the midline a row of large dark spots. Bright cross-lines at the back. Narrow bright stripe in the nape, above the basis of the pectoral fin. Top of D1 bright.
Juveniles: no red lips; body not marbled. Not easy to recognice.

Description
Anterior nostrils with single tentacles. Praedorsal area and nape scaled.
Males produce sound during threatning.
52-58 scales in lateral series.
Fins: D1 VI; D2 I+14; A I+12-13; P 20-21.

Food
Carnivorous; preferably mysids but also other crustaceans, other evertebrates and small fish.

Reproduction
No informations. Spawning probably late spring and early summer.

Habitat
5 - 35 m. Rocky shores. Sometimes on small sandy areas and close to sea grass. Common, in some regions very common

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