Sicyopterus squamosissimus Keith, Lord, Busson, Sauri, Hubert & Hadiaty, 2015
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
Max. size:  5.14 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Sumatra and Java in Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 10-10. Sicyopterus squamosissimus is distinguished by having two lateral clefts on crenulated upper lip, a second dorsal fin with one spine and 10 segmented rays, filamentous second and third rays of the first dorsal fin, 61-66 lateral scales, 21-26 predorsal scales and 17-22 transverse back scales, and a reddish caudal fin in male with a slight blue line on the upper and lower parts (Ref. 106177).
Biology:  Occurs in small, rapid and boulder-strewn mountain streams with rocky bottoms with two other Sicydiinae, Sicyopterus lagocephalus (Pallas, 1770) and Stiphodon semoni Weber, 1895 (Ref. 106177).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.07.16

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