Stiphodon imperiorientis

Scientific name Stiphodon imperiorientis
Descriptor Watson & Chen
Year of description 1998
IUCN category VU
Family Gobiidae
Genus Stiphodon
Stiphodon imperiorientis Stiphodon imperiorientis

Introduction

Stiphodon imperiorientis is a little fresh water fish from the Asia.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Average size
    4 cm
  • Maximum size
    5 cm
  • Average size
    4 cm
  • Maximum size
    5 cm

How to recognize Stiphodon imperiorientis ?

Stiphodon imperiorientis measures between 4 and 5 cm. Given its small size, this species is commonly referred to as a "dwarf" animal. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly bleu and noir body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    herbivorous
  • Sociability
    living in small groups
  • territorial
    No
  • Way of living
    diurnal

Stiphodon imperiorientis is a fish living in small groups. This species is herbivorous . Measuring only a few centimeters, this small species tends to be discreet and hide in the presence of larger neighbors.

Although Stiphodon imperiorientis is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.

Reproduction

  • Reproduction
    dont le mode de reproduction est encore inconnu

Stiphodon imperiorientis is a fish dont le mode de reproduction est encore inconnu.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    22 - 26 °C
  • pH (acidity)
    6.5 - 7.5
  • Flow
    Strong

Biotope presentation

Stiphodon imperiorientis prefers well oxygenated waters in current areas and rapids. It frequents fast flowing waters where the bottom is strewn with pebbles, wood or leaves carried by the current. It can be found not far from waterfalls .

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