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Elacatinus figaro sp. n. (Perciformes: Gobiidae) a new cleaner goby from the coast of Brazil

Sazima, I., Rodrigo L. Moura and R. S. Rosa

aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, pp. 33-38, Volume 2, Issue 3 – April 1997

Abstract

Elacatinus figaro sp. n., a cleaner goby of the horsti complex, is described from the coast of Brazil. The new species differs from its congeners of the horsti complex by the combination of the following characters: enlarged canines lacking in females, pale dorso-lateral stripe (bright yellow in life) reaching the lateral septum, and pale median spot (bright yellow in life) on snout. This species represents the southernmost record for a cleaner goby in the western South Atlantic.

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