The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Asterropteryx gubbina Gerlach & Gerlach, 2008



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: April 2008



Silhouette, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Gerlach, Justin and Gerlach, R. (2008). A new species of Asterropteryx cheek-spined goby (Pices, Gobiidae) from the Seychelles islands. Phelsuma 16: 57-63.


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2009). Ontogeny of the cheek-spined goby Asterropteryx semipunctata (Pisces, Gobiidae). Phelsuma 17: 12-16.

Gerlach, Justin. (2010). Climate change, species extinctions and ecosystem collapse. Phelsuma 17A: 13-31.


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