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Stenogobius watsoni  Allen, 2004

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Stenogobius: Greek, stenos = narrow + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335);  watsoni: Named for Ronald Watson, who has made significant contributions to the taxonomic knowledge of the genus Stenogobius.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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Oceania: Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 77028)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 11. Distinguished by the following combination of characters: predorsal midline completely covered with large scales (predorsal scales 15-18, usually 17), never with naked patches; pectoral-fin base scaleless, opercle scaleless, breast with small embedded scales; third and fourth dorsal-fin spines slightly filamentous in male; body usually with 9-11 narrow blackish bars and no dusky coloration (when preserved) on anterior body, head, or pectoral fins (Ref. 77028).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Allen, G.R., 2004. Two new species of Gobiid fishes (Lentipes and Stenogobius) from fresh waters of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Fishes of Sahul 18(4):87-96. (Ref. 77028)

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):  3.5   ±0.5 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 (17 of 100) .