One new dwarf goby described, another redescribed


Eviota flebilis. Photo by T. Suzuki.

The new goby, Eviota bilunula, is only known from Fiji. Specimens were collected at 13.5 m depth.  The redescribed Eviota flebilis is only known from Amami-oshima Island, Kerama Islands and Iriomote-jima, in the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.  The two gobies are described in the Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation.

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Eviota bilunula nov sp.  Photo by R. Whitworth.

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