Dalhousie goby

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Dalhousie goby
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Chlamydogobius
Species: C. gloveri
Binomial name
Chlamydogobius gloveri
Larson, 1995

Chlamydogobius gloveri, the Dalhousie goby, is a species of goby endemic to Australia where it lives in the Dalhousie Springs. It feeds on small mollusks, crustaceans and other odds and ends like most other gobies. This species can reach a length of 4.5 centimetres (1.8 in) SL.[2]

Etymology[edit]

It is named "Gloveri" for John Glover, a scientist who studied Australian fishes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wager, R. 1996. Chlamydogobius gloveri. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <www.iucnredlist.org Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 08 August 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Chlamydogobius gloveri" in FishBase. June 2013 version.