Lentipes ID

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trustemedia
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Lentipes ID

Post by trustemedia » Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:08 pm

These were sold as Lentipes Ikeae; however, afyer counting rays, etc. I think they are Armatus. What do you think?

Link to photos https://flic.kr/s/aHsmq9wMxh

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odyssey
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Re: Lentipes ID

Post by odyssey » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:31 am

Hi trustemedia!
I'm sorry for the late reply.

According to this book(Indo-Pacific Sicydiine Gobies: biodiversity, life traits and conservation).
And this page is useful.
https://borea.mnhn.fr/sites/default/fil ... ntipes.pdf

◆Lentipes ikeae
Pectoral fins with 16-17 rays

●Lentipes armatus
Pectoral fins with 17-19 rays

I can count 19 rays with pectoral fin in your picture.
I think that Lentipes in your photo is L.armatus.

You can see lot of photos in this website.
http://www17.tok2.com/home2/tarogoby/zu ... yoroi.html
I am not used to English. Therefore,It is likely to sometimes misunderstand it.

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