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Didogobius bentuvii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES GOBIIDAE

Scientific Name: Didogobius bentuvii
Species Authority: Miller, 1966
Common Name(s):
English Ben-Tuvia's Goby
French Gobie nain de Ben-Tuvia

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2007-11-15
Assessor(s): Francour, P., Bilecenoglu, M., Bariche, M. & Tunesi, L. and Goren, M.
Reviewer(s): Livingstone, S. & Pollard, D. and Carpenter, K.
Justification:
This species is only known from one specimen and is therefore listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In the Mediterranean Sea, this species is only known from the holotype from Israel (Golani 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Israel
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Mediterranean and Black Sea
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Population [top]

Population: This is a very rare species, only known from one specimen collected in Israel.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found offshore on muddy sand substrate.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are in place for this species.

Citation: Francour, P., Bilecenoglu, M., Bariche, M. & Tunesi, L. and Goren, M. 2013. Didogobius bentuvii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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