Exyrias akihito

Members of this species used to be assigned to the widespread species Exyrias belissimus but it differs from that species in a number of respects, notably in the very long dorsal fin spines and the paler coloration with numerous yellow or orange spots on all parts.

The Exyrias akihito lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 10 - 50 m environment.

Exyrias akihito is a species of marine goby. Since the recent description of this species it has been found to have a wide distribution in the western Pacific including the Great Barrier Reef, New Guinea, Indonesia, the Philippines and the Yaeyama Islands, Japan. More

recently described Exyrias akihito is a species of clearer water associated with coral reefs). References - * Allen, Gerald R. & Randall, John E. More

Bishop Museum in Honolulu named the new species Exyrias akihito in honour of Emperor Akihito of Japan, who is a keen ichthyologist and recognised expert on gobiid fishes. More

In 2005 a newly described goby was named Exyrias akihito in his honour. More

goby was named Exyrias akihito in his honour). Although he was heir-apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne from the moment of his birth, his formal Investiture as Crown Prince (立太子礼, Rittaishi-no-rei?) was held at the Kokyo Imperial Palace on November 10, 1952. More

The Exyrias akihito is a species of goby named after the Emperor. A bottom feeder, it is 10 centimeters long a and has big bug eyes and orange speckles on its translucent body. More

Exyrias akihito is a species of marine goby. More

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Exyrias
Species : Exyrias akihito
Authority : Allen & Randall, 2005