The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Stiphodon discotorquatus Watson, 1995



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1985

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Rurutu Island, Austral Islands, French


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Watson, R. E. (1995). Gobies of the genus Stiphodon from French Polynesia, with descriptions of two new species (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Sicydiinae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwater 6(4): 33-48.


Other references:

Boseto, D. 2012. Stiphodon discotorquatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T196395A2453080. Downloaded on 20 December 2015.

Keith P., Vigneux E., and Marquet G. 2002. Atlas des poissons et des crustaces d' eaux douce de Polynesie Francaise. Patrimoines Naturels 55: 175 pp.


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