Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal. Subtropical, preferred ?
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences |
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Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Asia: Hong Kong.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92840)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8. Distinguished from other genera by having the following characteristics: small lateral extrascapula present; absence of lateral line; absence of connection between oculoscapular and preopercular canals; absence of furrow from mid-lateral scales; complete cephalic sensory canals; two groups of sensory papillae on chin, often united; sensory papillae on tip of snout forming transverse pattern; normal shaped sensory papilla, without forming barbel like projection; right and left gill membrane united at vertical from mid-point of pupil; wide gill opening, extending to a vertical from mid-point of pupil; interorbital width narrower or equal to eye diameter; cycloid predorsal scales; branched 5th pelvic ray; presence of distal radial of first-dorsal fin element; suborbital bone present; three epurals; absence of prevomerine teeth; presence of ventral transverse shelf on posterior half of urohyal; long and finger-like gill rakers on lower half outer surface of first gill arch with small spines; gill rakers separated on inner part of 4th ceratobtranchial; absence of anterior projection on anterior tip of metapterygoid; absence of connection between mesopterygoid and metapterygoid; absence of overlap with lower part of ectopterygoid and quadrate (Ref. 92840).
Length type is assumed in TL.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Herre, A.W.C.T., 1940. Notes on fishes in the Zoological Museum of Stanford University, VIII. A new genus and two new species of Chinese gobies with remarks on some other species. Philipp. J. Sci. 73(3):293-299. (Ref. 29060)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00360 - 0.02649), b=3.08 (2.84 - 3.32), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .