Mugilogobius abei (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Mugilogobius abei
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  4.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: South-central to southern Japan, Hong Kong, Korea; Viet Nam, Taiwan, and Fukien Province in China.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-9; Vertebrae: 26-27
Biology:  Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms of estuaries and coastal freshwater streams not far from the stream mouth; probably fresh water tolerant (Ref. 43716).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 August 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 19.05.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.03.16

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