Buenia lombartei
Kovacic, Ordines & Schliewen, 2018

Common names: English: Lombarte's goby
German: Lombarte-Grundel

Synonyms: none.

Length: 2.7 cm.

Colouration
Head and body yellowish white to dusky white with xanthophores forming a few scattered yellow dots and miniature melanophores more densely distributed. Three small marks along lateral midline. Reddish colour from gills visible through operculum. Fins mostly transparent.

Description
Body moderately elongate, laterally compressed towards caudal fin. Head large, snout short, eyes large and very close to each other. Anterior nostrils short.
25-27 scales in lateral series.
Fins: D1 VI; D2 I/9; A I/7-8; P 18.

Food
No informations, probably carnivorous.

Reproduction
No informations.

Habitat
300 - 400 m depth on mud. Rare.


Buenia lombartei

Photograph: Marcelo Kovacic ©
Female. Freshly collected specimen (from Kovacic et al,. 2018)

 


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Distribution
Mediterranean: Mallorca, Balearic Islands.

 

 

 

Literature on Buenia lombartei

 

Kovacic M., Ordines F. & Schliewen U., 2018: A new species of Buenia (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the western Mediterranean slope bottoms, the redescription of Buenia jeffreysi and the first Balearic record of Buenia affinis. Zootaxa 4392: 267-288.

 

 

 

 

 

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Buenia lombartei
Holotype. Male. Freshly collected specimen
(from Kovacic et al,. 2018)
Photograph: Marcelo Kovacic ©
Buenia lombartei
Female. X-ray (from Kovacic et al,. 2018)
Photograph: Ulrich K. Schliewen ©

 

 

 

 

Drawing of Buenia lombartei

 

Sensory papillae and canal pores.
Drawing from Kovacic et al., 2018

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State: 2019-06-19
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