Callogobius dori Goren, 1980

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.38 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 5 - 27 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-7. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: presence of interorbital pores B’, D, E, F, G and H’; no preopercular canal and temporal canal; D VI + I,9; A I,7; scales in lateral series 24-26; colour of body tan to dark brown with narrow, dark longitudinal stripes; a large diffuse black spot dorsally in caudal fin (Ref. 116311).
Biology:  Specimens collected from the base of coral patches on silty sand of a closed lagoon at depths of 5-7 m, with one collection reaching 21-27 m (Ref. 116311).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 June 2018 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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