Benthophilus ragimovi

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Benthophilus ragimovi
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Benthophilinae
Genus: Benthophilus
Species: B. ragimovi
Binomial name
Benthophilus ragimovi
Boldyrev & Bogutskaya, 2004
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The range of the species

Benthophilus ragimovi is a deepwater species of gobiid fish found along the western coasts of the Caspian Sea, from the Chechen Island to Astara, Azerbaijan.[1][2] It is one of the numerous species of benthophiline gobies endemic to the Ponto-Caspian region (Caspian and Black Sea basins).


  1. ^ Boldyrev V.S., Bogutskaya N.G. (2007) Revision of the tadpole-gobies of the genus Benthophilus (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters, 18(1): 31-96.[1]
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Benthophilus ragimovi" in FishBase. April 2013 version.