Koumansetta rainfordi

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Koumansetta rainfordi
Rainford goby Dec2011.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Koumansetta
Species:
K. rainfordi
Binomial name
Koumansetta rainfordi
Whitley, 1940
Synonyms
  • Amblygobius rainfordi (Whitley, 1940)

Koumansetta rainfordi, the old glory or Court Jester goby, is a species of goby native to tropical reefs of the western Pacific Ocean where it occurs at depths of from 2 to 30 metres (6.6 to 98.4 ft). This species can reach a length of 8.5 centimetres (3.3 in) SL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2] The specific name honours the viticulturalist E. H. Rainford, of the Queensland Agricultural Department, who also collected specimens for the Australian Museum, and in 1924 he collected specimens of this species.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larson, H. (2016). "Koumansetta rainfordi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T68332472A68333764. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Koumansetta rainfordi" in FishBase. June 2013 version.
  3. ^ Christopher Scharpf; Kenneth J. Lazara (14 July 2018). "Order GOBIIFORMES: Family GOBIIDAE (I-p)". The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. Retrieved 3 September 2018.