Seven-figure pygmy goby

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Seven-figure pygmy goby
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Eviota
Species: E. sigillata
Binomial name
Eviota sigillata
S. L. Jewett & Lachner, 1983

Eviota sigillata, commonly called Seven-figure pygmy goby or Adorned dwarfgoby, is a species of marine fish in the family Gobiidae.

The Seven-figure pygmy goby is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific area from the Seychelles to the Micronesia.[1]

It inhabits reef habitats at depths of from 3 to 20 metres (66 ft).[2] This species has the shortest lifespan for a vertebrate, living for at most 59 days.[3]

This pygmy goby can reach a length of 3 centimetres (1.2 in). [4]


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  2. ^ Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research.
  3. ^ Le Page, M., 2005. Reef fish lives fastest, dies youngest. New Scientist 25 April 2005 (
  4. ^ Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka, 2001. Pictorial guide to Indonesian reef fishes. Part 3. Jawfishes - Sunfishes, Opistognathidae - Molidae. Zoonetics, Australia. p. 623-893.

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