Callogobius albipunctatus Akihito & Ikeda, 2021

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  3.63 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 6 - 15 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-7; Vertebrae: 26-26. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: longitudinal row scales 25-29; transverse row scales 8-10; predorsal scales 7-11; posterior margin of pelvic fins is concave, the fourth ray is the longest, frenum low, connecting membrane 66.2-79.7% of pelvic fin length; cephalic sensory canal pores B’D(s)FH’; Row 16 comprising 10R + 1P; with Row 20; pectoral, pelvic, and caudal fns with white or light spots (Ref. 124175).
Biology:  Found under deeply accumulated coral rubble in 6 to 15 m depth (Ref. 124175).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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