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Stonogobiops medon

Hoese & Randall

Stonogobiops medon was originally described as Stonogobiops medon by Hoese & Randall in 1982. It belongs to the family Gobiidae and subfamily Gobiinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   medon
AuthorWI   Hoese [D. F.] & Randall [J. E.]
AuthorNI   Hoese & Randall
Qualification   ---
Year   1982
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Gobiidae
Gobiinae Gobiinae
Genus   Stonogobiops
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Gobiidae
Subfamily   Gobiinae
Genus   Stonogobiops
Original Name   Stonogobiops        
Taxon Name   medon
Original Combination   Stonogobiops medon
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Stonogobiops medon
OriginalSubGenus   Stonogobiops
Original Author   Hoese & Randall
Original AuthorWI   Hoese [D. F.] & Randall [J. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1982
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gobiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off point at northern end of Hanauu Bay, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands, depth 35 meters.
Types   Paratypes: AMS I.22478 [ex BPBM 12826] (1); BPBM 12604 (1), 12826 (1); USNM 231345 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BPBM 11817
Journal   Indo-Pac. Fishes
Citation   No. 1
Page   7
Illustrations   Pl. 2 (A-B); Figs. 1-2

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Stonogobiops medon
Current Species   medon
Current Genus Stonogobiops
Current AuthorWI Hoese [D. F.] & Randall [J. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Hoese & Randall
Current Year   1982
Current Family Gobiidae
Current Subfamily
Gobiinae Gobiinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes A burrowing species occurring on flat or slightly sloping sand or sand and rubble bottoms. Takes refuge in a burrow constructed by its symbiont alpheid shrimp (a juvenile observed to live with @Alpheus randalli@).
Depth Range From 22 to 35 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Stonogobiops medon  Hoese & Randall 1982. Gobiidae: Gobiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Stonogobiops medon Hoese & Randall 1982 -- (Iwata & Hirata 1994:189 [ref. 21443], Randall & Earle 2000:20 [ref. 25806], Yoshino & Shimada 2001:408 [ref. 25786], Randall 2005:550 [ref. 28239], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:8 [ref. 33988]).

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dracula Stonogobiops dracula Polunin [N. V. C.] & Lubbock [R.] 1977Valid
larsonae Stonogobiops larsonae (Allen [G. R.] 1999)Valid
nematodes Stonogobiops nematodes Hoese [D. F.] & Randall [J. E.] 1982Valid
pentafasciata Stonogobiops pentafasciata Iwata [A.] & Hirata [T.] 1994Synonym
pentafasciatus Stonogobiops pentafasciatus Iwata [A.] & Hirata [T.] 1994Valid
xanthorhinica Stonogobiops xanthorhinica Hoese [D. F.] & Randall [J. E.] 1982Synonym
xanthorhinicus Stonogobiops xanthorhinicus Hoese [D. F.] & Randall [J. E.] 1982Valid
yasha Stonogobiops yasha Yoshino [T.] & Shimada [K.] 2001Valid
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