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Gobiomorphus breviceps (Upland bully)

Synonyms: Gobiomorphus breyiceps; Philypnodon breviceps
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The upland bully (Gobiomorphus breviceps) is a species of sleeper goby endemic to New Zealand. Being amphidromous, it spends part of its life cycle at sea. Both sexes have distinctive orange-brown dots all over the head. Adults often reach a length of 80–100 mm (3.1–3.9 in).
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Prey / Diet


Galaxias vulgaris (Common river galaxias)[1]
Gobiomorphus breviceps (Upland bully)[1]


Parasitized by 
Telogaster opisthorchis[2]


Australian; New Zealand; Oceania - Inland waters; Oceania: endemic to New Zealand.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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