Common goby

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The Common goby lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 4 - 24 m environment.

common goby and suggests that this was owing either to an increase in paternal expenditure with increased brood size or to the fact that males do not cannibalize parts of broods over a certain area, or proportion, of the largest potential brood of the nest. More

The Common goby (Pomatoschistus microps) is a small coastal fish of Western European waters from Norway to Portugal it is of a sandy colour and reaches a length of 64mm. More

Common Goby in Google Images * Pomatoschistus microps in Google Images Search the Web: More about these sites . More

the genus and probably the most common goby in marine aquariums. It is a cleaner species and even though of small size (2 to 3 inches as adults) the neon goby does well in a community tank. More

(sand goby, common goby) but not in other lineages such as the two-spotted goby and the marbled goby. More

They are the most common goby in the Bay's open waters. They move to deep channels in the winter. * Green gobies are found throughout the Bay and the lower tidal portions of most tributaries. More

Pomatoschistus microps (Kr More

Pomatoschistus microps (Krøyer, 1838) - common goby, common goby Species Pomatoschistus minutus (Pallas, 1770) More

Distribution: Like the painted goby, the common goby is distributed along the Norwegian coast, as far north as Trøndelag. maybe even further as it is quite common in the Trondheim fjord. It prefers sandy or muddy substrate, usually not deeper than 30 meters. More

distinguish, however the common goby usually has a triangular mark at the base of the pectoral which the sand goby does not. See also remarks on the painted goby (Pomatoschistus pictus). More

Common names

Common goby in English

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Hetereleotris
Species : Hetereleotris vulgaris
Authority : Klunzinger, 1871