Stiphodon zebrinus Watson, Allen & Kottelat, 1998
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
Max. size:  2.27 cm SL (male/unsexed); 2.49 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal, amphidromous
Distribution:  Asia: currently known only from Sungei Iga, Halmahera, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 10-10. Second dorsal fin with 10 segmented rays; first dorsal fin with spine 4 filamentous in males; male with 10 dusky bars laterally from pectoral base extending posteriorly hypural base; and female with 8 or 9 dusky bars being shorter than male.
Biology:  Found in a small stream close to the sea. Habitat is assumed to be similar to other related species which prefer clear rather swift waters in areas of rocks and boulders.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 20 January 2019 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.12.99
Modified by: Busson, Frédéric - 09.09.11
Checked by: Busson, Frédéric - 09.09.11

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