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Redigobius macrostoma  (Günther, 1861)

Large-mouth goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Redigobius: Latin,. Redere = to come back + Latin, gobius = gudgeon.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic; amphidromous (Ref. 46888).   Subtropical

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Western Pacific: Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9002)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 5 - 7. Distinguished by the following characteristics: compressed head and body; grey to pale brown body, mottled and chequered with dark brown dorsally; 8 oblique narrow dark brown to purplish brown bars along side; large black blotch on first dorsal fin; greatly enlarged mouth in mature males; first spine of dorsal fin always longest; second dorsal rays I,7-8; anal rays I,7; pectoral rays 15-18; lateral scales 25-29; TRB 9-12; predorsal scales 12-16, reaching close up behind eyes (Ref. 84480).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in estuaries, harbors and entering lower reaches of freshwater streams (Ref. 9002).

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Larson, H.K., 2001. A revision of the gobiid fish genus Mugilogobius (Teleostei: Gobioidei), and its systematic placement. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. (Suppl. No. 62):1-233. (Ref. 43716)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00395 - 0.01919), b=3.05 (2.86 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .