Pinnichthys aimoriensis Van Tassell & Tornabene, 2016
Thiony's goby

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.24 cm SL (male/unsexed); 2.86 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 70 - 164 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Brazil, Sint Eustatius and Bonaire.
Biology:  Found on the seafloor near the Peroa natural gas platform, with rhodoliths and other calcareous substrate (Ref. 113825). Also found in a moderately steep slope with short rock ledges, small caves and crevices. Collected on a fine sand and Halimeda rubble substrate in close proximity to an Ircinia sp. sponge and several ca. 1 m diameter boulders covered with encrusting algae and sponges (Ref. 129296). Mininum depth and maximum size for male from Ref. 113825. Maximum depth and maximum size for female from Ref. 129296.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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