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    Species: Paragobiodon lacunicolus
    Class: C
    Synonyms: Black-Fin Coral Goby
    Environment: Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 20 m (Ref. 1602 ). Tropical; 30°N - 32°S
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2798 )
    Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Seychelles (Ref. 9710 ) and Chagos Islands to Line and Tuamoto Islands; north to Ryukyu and Bonin Islands; south to Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia.
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 9. Characterized by pinkish head ; body color white to pale yellow; fins black except pale pelvic fins; longitudinal scale series 22-24; ctenoid scales except cycloid on abdomen; scaleless head, nape, prepectoral region, breast and midventral portion of abdomen; presence of fleshy papillae on snout and cheek; complete pelvic fin frenum and basal membrane; depth of body at level of pelvic fins 3.0-3.1 in SL (Ref 90102).
    Biology: Lives exclusively among the branches of the coral Pocillopora damicornis, sometimes as deep as 20 m.
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Paragobiodon-lacunicolus.html
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Paragobiodon lacunicolus
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