Samiksha Jaiswal

Canestrini's goby

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Perciformes
Subfamily  Gobiinae
Higher classification  Pomatoschistus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Gobiidae
Genus  Pomatoschistus
Rank  Species
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Scientific name  Pomatoschistus canestrinii
Similar  Knipowitschia panizzae, Pomatoschistus, Goby, Knipowitschia, Marbled goby

Pomatoschistus canestrinii, Canestrini's goby, is a species of goby native to fresh and brackish waters along the Adriatic coasts where it is known to occur from the Po delta, Italy to Neretva, Croatia. It has also been introduced in Lake Trasimeno, Italy. This species prefers areas with sand or mud substrates in lagoons, lakes and medium-sized to large-sized rivers. This species can reach a length of 5.5 centimetres (2.2 in) TL.

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Canestrini's goby Wikipedia


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