Millerigobius macrocephalus

Author: (Kolombatovic, 1891)

Millerigobius macrocephalus (Kolombatovic, 1891)

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Millerigobius macrocephalus (Kolombatovic, 1891) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: see genus. Dl VI (V-VI); D2 I + 10-11; A I + 9-10; P 14-16. Scales in lateral series 28-32. Vertebrae 27 or 28. Colour: reddish- to pale grey-brown, with 9-11 dark brown vertical bands, more evident in smaller fish. Size: to 4.35 cm.

Habitat: inshore shallows and lagoons to 4 m, among and under stones. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: Mediterranean (Adriatic and Levant Seas). Recently found in western basin (Alicante, A. Ramos) and the Aegean (P. Economidis).