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Gobiodon citrinus  (Rüppell, 1838)

Poison goby
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Australia country information

Common names: Four-bar maori goby, Lemon coralgoby
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from QLD (Great Barrier Reef), Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands, WA (Central W coast, NW coast); Carnarvon to Ashmore Reef, WA and Murray Island, QLD (Ref. 075154).
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 86942), usually 2 - 20 m (Ref. 27115)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 22°C - 27°C (Ref. 27115), preferred ?; 30°N - 30°S

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea south to Delagoa Bay, Mozambique and east to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 9. Characterized by having variable body color from yellow to yellowish green or black; presence of pair of blue bars through eye, second pair across back of head; blue stripe along base of dorsal fin; upper pectoral base with small dark spot (Ref. 90102).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Associated with colonies of broadly branched corals (Acropora spp.) (Ref. 35408); a coral-commensal species (Ref. 72446). Produces toxic mucus (Ref. 9360, 48637).Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35408). Solitary or in pairs (Ref 90102). Feeds on small invertebrates and zooplanktons (Ref. 89972). Maximum depth from Ref. 027115.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

Other (Ref. 9360)



Human uses

Aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.3   ±0.6 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (14 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high