Trimma trioculatum

Taxonavigation: Gobioidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Gobioidei

Familia: Gobiidae
Subfamilia: Gobiinae
Genus: Trimma
Species: Trimma trioculatum



Trimma trioculatum Winterbottom et al., 2015

  • Holotype: ROM 98816.
  • Paratypes: MZB 22715 (15); ROM 95249 (13), 93648 (6), 95778 (2); WAM P.33043.001 (15), P.33357.007 (13).

Type locality: Indonesia, West Papua, Cendrawasih Bay, Mark's Delite, about 45 kms E of Pulau Roon, (02°25.833'S, 134°59.366'E), 20 m depth.

Etymology: The name is derived from tri (three), and oculatus (having eyes) in reference to the extra apparent eye formed by the dark ocellated spot in the first dorsal fin.

Vernacular names

English: Three-eyed pygmy goby


  • Winterbottom, R., Erdmann, M. V. & Cahyani, N. K., 2015: New species of Trimma (Actinopterygii, Gobiidae) from Indonesia, with comments on head papillae nomenclature. Zootaxa, 3973 (2): 201–226. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3973.2.1 Reference page