Stiphodon genus of the Goby

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Stiphodon genus from the Philippines

Post by odyssey » Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:14 am

I came back safely from the Philippines.
They are Philippine souvenirs as follows.
Please enjoy them.

Stiphodon atropurpureus.
They inhabit a lot.
The state that a male appeals to a female appears in this video clip.
http://youtu.be/IkTWLaxOROc
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Stiphodon surrufus.
It is the first time that I look.
They inhabit the upper reaches of the river.
The state that a male appeals to a female appears in this video clip.
http://youtu.be/BTQU0zOwF2Y
http://youtu.be/g7ucQJbsM5k
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Lentipes armatus? or Lentipes.sp?
Though a head is surely red, it may be to be Lentipes armatus.
They seem to like fast flowing streams in particular in an upper basin.
http://youtu.be/B3biOX2O3iA
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Sicyopus cebuensis.
It is the first time that I look.
They inhabit the upper reaches of the river.
As for the male of the nuptial coloration, a lower part of the body becomes bright red.
http://youtu.be/EyFOQT_y7Ug
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Sicyopus zosterophorum.
They inhabit a lot.
Their colors of the body are very various.
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Sicyopus leprurus.
The blackhemmingof lipsis characteristic.
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Belobranchus belobranchus???
Will following two of them be really similar?
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Atyopsis moluccensis??(Rock Shrimp)
They cling under the rock of the fast flowing stream and they capture a flowing float by a folding fan-shaped hand and eat.
http://youtu.be/pqpxTlSDmmE
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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by plaalye » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:24 am

Looks like an amazing trip odyssey! Thanks for sharing!!

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by shuwae » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:41 pm

So many great photos of the gobies :D How deep is the water where you found the stiphodons?

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by Matt » Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:30 am

Wonderful as ever Odyssey! So the two Stiphodon spp. are separated or do they occur together?

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by tyrano34 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:48 am

hello everyone, wonderful reportage.

I share on the forum of Filipino for several months and I also share with them on facebook for save gobies,

An example: http://www.mypalhs.com/forums/showthrea ... -Stiphodon

the aquarists that joined me on my facebook group International know that right now, I do everything I can to save the gobies.

As of today the most endangered goby it is goby's Sulawesi lakes, this is my priority ...

http://www.aqualifestyle-france.com/t77 ... eat-danger

The loss of phytoplankton, sedimentation, the arrival of Cichlasoma all that is destroying this ecosystem.

As I'm aquarist responsible, I do not want to see this happen.

I managed to have the support of French researchers to develop protocols on the foods of larval gobies Mugilogobius.

If it works it will be a trail for other amphidromous gobies.

Until that it puts in place, I'm like you all about to try advanced in the world of Stiphodon.

I have great sympathy for you my friends, but now we must move forward, because our Stiphodon her in danger.

IT must share all our information together and ask the right questions to show the world that we aquarists responsible are for protecting species and not of destructive of species.

I'm waiting with forward the return of Professor Keith Philip, for move forward on this issue.

I have in my contacts researchers that working on gobies, so if you want to move forward on this subject, let me know.

We need to create topics on food, on water parameters, we try to understand why some species are endangered, what are the elements to trigger reproduction ...

Lots of questions a responsible aquarist should arise.

Sorry to be so harsh, but I appeal to all the aquarists of worldwide who love these gobies.
http://www.aqualifestyle-france.com/c33 ... open-guest
11 English forums to share with you.
sharing among the responsible aquarists : https://www.facebook.com/groups/156116267918555/

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by odyssey » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:33 am

Hi shuwae!
Stiphodon atropurpureus inhabits the deeply slow flows more than 1m.
Stiphodon surrufus inhabits the shallow, fast flow less than 50cm.

Hi Matt!
Stiphodon surrufus,Sicyopus zosterophorum,Sicyopus cebuensis,Lentipes armatus and Sicyopterus.lagocephalus.
These fish classes seem to inhabit the mountain stream of upper reaches.
Stiphodon atropurpureus inhabits the midstream of the river.
Sicyopterus.longifilis inhabits wide area from the upper basin to a sea mingled with fresh water.

Stiphodon surrufus.
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Sicyopus zosterophorum.
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Sicyopus cebuensis.
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Stiphodon atropurpureus.
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Goby in Indonesian Bali

Post by odyssey » Fri May 18, 2012 9:28 pm

Hi everyone!

I traveled to Indonesian Bali at the beginning of May.
Because the water of many rivers was muddy, there was not much underwater photography,
but was able to watch the Lentipes genus that it was unusual.
Probably it is Lentipes whittenorum.

The video clip is in Youtube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9RjWEGm9iw

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New species of Stiphodon genus

Post by odyssey » Fri May 18, 2012 9:35 pm

There is splendid news.
Stiphodon.sp of the non-mention species that I showed in this forum before was named formally just the other day.
http://forums.loaches.com/viewtopic.php ... &start=315

Dr. Maeda discovered it and identified it as a new species and announced it.
http://www.oist.jp/pressrelease/oist-re ... yu-streams
The name is Stiphodon alcedo.
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I changed the name of the Youtube video which I introduced before to Stiphodon alcedo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG7_YTeCuRs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTl-dE0t9F4
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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by starsplitter7 » Mon May 21, 2012 12:03 pm

Thanks for posting. Love "going" on your fish travels. Thank you. :)

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by snow crystal » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:57 am

Hi!
I have problem to ID my goby. I want to know if it is a snail eating or alge eating. http://file.si/public/viewset/92768
Thank you!

p.s.: Sory for bad english - it is not my nature language. :oops:

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by plaalye » Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:07 pm

Looks like stiphodon(algae), possibly s. semoni

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by snow crystal » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:44 pm

Thanks for help!
I also look stiphodon... Both species eat algae?

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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by snow crystal » Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:55 am

Ignore my last post. My mind wasn't with me when I posted it. Sory. :oops:
Thanks again for help!

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Stiphodon rutilaureus?? in Fiji

Post by odyssey » Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:57 am

Hi everyone!

I went to Fiji in my summer vacation.
And I was able to take some pictures and video clip of the Stiphodon rutilaureus?? there.
The video clip has been uploaded to Youtube.
http://youtu.be/PO0DnKVW04g

Male of Stiphodon ?rutilaureus?.
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Because I thought that Stiphodon rutilaureus was a common species in Fiji, I recognized these to be S.rutilaureus.
However, the judgment may be rash.
The fins of the individual of my pictures are deep-black, and a pattern peculiar to S.rutilaureus is not in sight.
The male tail and dorsal fin of the Stiphodon genus sometimes turn into black and delete a design of the groundwork.
I think that these are nuptial coloration of S.rutilaureus, but may not be so.
Since it seems that other Stiphodon.sp also inhabits Fiji, it may be other species of the Stiphodon genus.
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Female of S.?rutilaureus?.
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It is a river flowing through the village.
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I asked whether these fish was living in this river to villagers.
Their answer was "yes".
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We walked the riverside for around 30 minutes.
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Then We arrived at a wonderful waterfall.
Other people swam, but I took a photo underwater.
Only some good pictures came out because there was not enough time there.
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I enjoyed diving mainly in Fiji.
I took the famous shark diving and uploaded it too.
http://youtu.be/K5BrQcLB55M
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Re: Stiphodon genus of the Goby

Post by nike » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:14 pm

Gorgeous photos!! I just discovered this thread.

This is my first time keeping gobies in a rimless tank and I put a mesh over the tank because I heard they are "jumpers". Does anyone know if this is true?

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