Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

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Post by tyrano34 » Tue May 04, 2010 12:47 pm

sorry friends, the little babies are not Sicyopterus.
Now they have grown up I just tell you that babies telmatherina ladigesi.

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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by tyrano34 » Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:27 am

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Male or female, we can see dimorphism ?
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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by odyssey » Sun Jan 02, 2011 6:49 am

Hi All.
A video clip that they hurt an alga.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSW9iA4Fikc

Other 6 years have passed since "Mountain Rock Goby" came to my tank.
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Sicyopterus sp(??? S.lagocephalus???)
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Vivid body color of Sicyopterus lagocephalus

Post by odyssey » Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:19 pm

Sicyopterus lagocephalus which has come to my home one year before was in estrus suddenly and was the vivid body color yesterday.
A video clip has been uploaded to Youtube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkbUm_xBmL8

The newcomer that joined on the previous day seems to be the cause.
However, both of them, a different species, should, so, it seems to be a mistake.
It's Sicyopterus.sp made in Indonesia where it's here from one year before to come out in the following picture together, not a newcomer.

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With newcomer, may be "Mountain Rock Goby" sp
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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by SgtMajWiggles » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:37 am

Has anyone in the States run across any Sicyoterus sp. for sale? I have had a round goby (an invasive species where I live; I caught it wild) for about a year and would love to try more fw gobies! Trouble is... I can't find any. :|

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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by odyssey » Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:49 am

Hi SgtMajWiggles.

I do not know the American internal affair.
However, Sicyopterus or Sicydium native of North America was sold in Japan.
I show the link which can watch below the photograph.
http://www17.tok2.com/home2/tarogoby/zu ... kubei.html

Unfortunately I have not yet met them.


2 pictures of the ,"mountain rock goby" are added this time.
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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by plaalye » Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:37 am

Hi odyssey. I love the sicyopterus with the blue sheen! i've never seen this before.
I'm not familiar with a native n. american sicyopterus sp. Do you have a sp. name in English? I'd love to find some info.

SMW, Sicyopterus sp. have been available in the past but I haven't seen them latley. I'm also looking.

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Post by Matt » Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:45 am

Don't think there are any Sicyopterus spp. on the American continent but a handful of Sicydium spp. are native to Central America and Mexico e.g. S. gymnogaster, S. multipunctatus. There are none in the United States as far as I know, but Mexico counts as North America right?

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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by plaalye » Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:26 pm

That's what I thought also Matt.
My mistake is not including Mexico and Central America as part of North America. I always think of them as seperate.

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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by Matt » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:51 pm

Hehe so you knew anyway. :-P Not sure Central America can be taken as part of the north but Mexico yes I think?

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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by plaalye » Fri Jan 28, 2011 12:27 am

I thought I knew, but I'm proven wrong fairly often, just ask my wife. :D

According to this map it's all the way through Panama!
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/coun ... namera.htm

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Post by Matt » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:33 am

Cheers Jim - that's fact of the day for me!

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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by odyssey » Sun Jan 30, 2011 6:11 am

Hi plaalye and Matt.

"RURI BOUZU HAZE" is distributed over the Japanese south a little.
The meaning of Japanese "RURI BOUZU HAZE" is lapislazuli bonze goby.
A video clip at the natural habitat introduced before.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59iT22f4_9E

The scientific name of "RURI BOUZU HAZE" was Sicyopterus macrostetholepis formerly.
But that's mentioned with S.lagocephalus recently.
I don't know whether the distinction just changed or 2 species was unified.
plaalye wrote: I love the sicyopterus with the blue sheen! i've never seen this before.
Maybe they become flashier.
http://palaufish.exblog.jp/8795519/

A male of S.lagocephalus sometimes seems to make a mistake in a courtship partner.
Other is S.japonicus with a picture of this Blog.
http://gudaumi.exblog.jp/14055302/

The near side is Japanese S.lagocephalus, and a back one is Indonesian Sicyopterus.sp.
It's only the front individual to become the flashy body color for the moment.
However, the difference in the species can't be found between both for me.
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When both of them are the quiet body color, they don't fight so much.
But when one changes to the flashy body color, a quarrel is intensified.
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It changes from the quiet body color into the flashy body color in 1-2 seconds.
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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by starsplitter7 » Sun Jan 30, 2011 9:25 am

Love the last picture with the spot on the nose. Really great. I can't believe they change color so quickly. Do the fights result in injuries? The bite the paler one wants to inflict looks pretty bad.

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Re: Sicyopterus sp,"mountain rock goby"

Post by odyssey » Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:14 am

Hi starsplitter7.
starsplitter7 wrote: I can't believe they change color so quickly. Do the fights result in injuries?
Because an adhesion alga is staple food, they do not have a sharp tusk.
And their surface of the body is very clammy.
I have not seen an involved mark of a quarrel yet.

The video clip which caught the state of their color change was raised in Youtube a short while ago.
It is a series of video clip without the editing.
Unfortunately I have failed to take the best moment.
The left one of the beginning scene is the individual.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQLhyNIN4aE

He found the newcomer that introduced at the front and rushed, and the body color was changed.
He's intimidated by big "Mountain-Rock-Goby" and has faded after that.
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