Common goby

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Original source: Own work Author Ove Glenjen
Author: Ove Glenjen

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

Distribution: Like the painted goby, the common goby is distributed along the Norwegian coast, as far north as Tr√łndelag. 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

Pomatoschistus minutus but the common goby has a dark mark at the top of the base of the pectoral fin (Dipper, 2001). Pomatoschistus microps is a very abundant fish able to tolerate a wide range of salinity. However, it prefers low salinity areas. More

* The common goby has a short life, commonly a year and a half, with a maximum of 26 months recorded. * Pomatoschistus microps is protected as a 'Protected Fauna Species' under the Bern Convention. More

Common goby (130 Points), Cystoisospora felis (37 Points) - 3. Ultrastructure of Argulus japonicus Thiele, 1900 (Crustacea: Branchiura) collected from Guangdong, China (20%) Wadeh H., Yang J. W., Li G. Q. More

common goby it cannot tolerate the reduces salinities found in estuaries. It feeds on small crustaceans e.g. copepods and amphipods. Distribution: The sand goby is common and widespread all around the coasts of Britain and Ireland. More

The common goby has dark marking where the pectoral is attached and 10 soft rays on the 2nd dorsal.Painted goby The painted goby has a dark area under the lower jaw. 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

The common goby differs from the sand goby in its tolerance of low salinities and is frequently found in estuaries and high shore rock pools. 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

beautiful image of a Common Goby taken in Loch Fyne. Slides from there, Malaysia and Indonesia entered by Jim and Gordon Young who received the runner up award of Rocky Lobster. More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Pomatoschistus
Species : Pomatoschistus microps
Authority : Kr