Stiphodon aureorostrum Chen & Tan, 2005
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
Max. size:  5.25 cm SL (male/unsexed); 6.03 cm SL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic, amphidromous
Distribution:  Asia: Malaysia.
Diagnosis:  This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: D2 I, 9; A I, 10; Pectoral 15-16; longitudinal scale rows 35-37; predorsal scales 4-11; first dorsal fin with prolonged filamentous rays; pectoral fin with 8-10 vertical rows of greyish black spots, body with narrow 9-10 dark grey bars in male; golden longitudinal band on anterior and lateral aspects of snout on both sexes in life (Ref. 58086).
Biology:  Inhabits streams with slow moderate flow (Ref. 84801).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 13.04.07
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 09.08.10

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