Aruma

Synonyms:
Arumah, ארוּמָה
Aruma (Wikipedia)

Slow goby
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Aruma
Ginsburg, 1933
Species:
A. histrio
Binomial name
Aruma histrio
(D. S. Jordan, 1884)
Synonyms
  • Gobiosoma histrio D. S. Jordan, 1884

The Slow goby (Aruma histrio) is a species of goby fish endemic to the Gulf of California on the west coast of North America. It inhabits crevices in rocks and can be found in tide pools down to a depth of around 14 metres (46 ft). This species grows to a maximum length of 6.5 centimetres (2.6 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

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