Sicyopterus micrurus (Bleeker, 1853)
Clinging goby
photo by IRD/C. Ledru

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
Max. size:  9.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Asia and Oceania: Indonesia and the Philippines to the Society Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 10-11
Biology:  Adults inhabit rivers (Ref. 6371). Found in a fast-flowing creek in hilly terrain about 15 km from the sea (Ref. 2847).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 22 January 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.04.96
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 02.10.07
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.04.97

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