Wheelerigobius wirtzi Miller, 1987

Wirtz, Peter, Ferreira, Carlos Eduardo L., Floeter, Sergio R., Fricke, Ronald, Gasparini, João Luiz, Iwamoto, Tomio, Rocha, Luiz, 2007, Coastal Fishes of São Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) — an update, Zootaxa 1523, pp. 1-48: 21

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.177470

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2202520B-A3E7-492D-A932-14463CD6DAF9

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C636785B-FFAD-E203-44D6-8FACFE3D3FAE

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Plazi

scientific name

Wheelerigobius wirtzi Miller, 1987
status

 

Wheelerigobius wirtzi Miller, 1987 

SMNSAbout SMNS 23056 (7 specimens from Rolas Island); SMNSAbout SMNS 24125 (1 specimen from Bom Bom islet); SMNSAbout SMNS 24222 (4 specimens from Bom Bom islet); ZSMAbout ZSM 34194View Materials (6 specimens from Sete Pedras). UFESAbout UFES 137 (2 specimens) Ilhéu Santana, São Tomé. This is one of the most common goby species at São Tomé and Príncipe. It was recorded by Afonso et al. (1999) but they did not realize that the underwater photo of an unidentified gobiid printed as Figure 2 f on page 93 shows this species, which lives on a large variety of bottoms and is not “associated with sea urchins” as written by Afonso et al. (1999). Another color photo of this species appeared in Debelius (1998: 251).

SMNS

Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkund Stuttgart

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

UFES

Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo