Eviota epiphanes Jenkins, 1903
Divine dwarfgoby
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  1.41 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range - 25 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Hawaii Is. Chain, Johnston, and Kiritimati Islands (Kiribati).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Benthic in coral, crevices and under ledges (Ref. 58302). In the spur-and-groove habitat in Kaneohe Bay, O?ahu, Hawai‘i, it feeds mainly on harpacticoid copepods, tanaids, and amphipods, as well as a large variety of other small invertebrates (Ref. 107299).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 30.05.96
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.07.17

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