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Crystallogobius linearis  (Düben, 1845)

Crystal goby
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Portugal country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist: Portugal
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/po.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Whitehead, P.J.P., M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.), 1986
National Database: Portuguese Freshwater Fishes

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 4.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4696); 3.9 cm SL (female); max. reported age: 1 years (Ref. 232)

Environment

Marine; demersal; non-migratory (Ref. 4696); depth range 1 - 400 m (Ref. 35388)

Climate / Range

Temperate; 70°N - 35°N, 11°W - 25°E

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: Lofotens, Norway, to Gibraltar. Also known from the Mediterranean Sea. Eastern Central Atlantic: Madeira Island (Ref. 74541).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 2 - 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-20; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 20 - 21. Patterns of sensory papillae require detailed description. Pronounced sexual dimorphism. Anterior nostril a short tube. Pectoral fin uppermost rays within membrane. Males: with prominent front canine teeth; pelvic disc complete and deep; 1st dorsal with only 2 with rays. Females: pelvic disc reduced or lacking; 1st dorsal absent or rudimentary. Vertebrae 30(29-31).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthic and free swimming (Ref. 92840). This occasionally territorial species occurs in coastal waters, over shell, sand, or mud bottoms; males bottom-living during breeding season. Feed on zooplankton (Ref. 5204). Spawning takes place when 1 year old. Adults die afterwards. Eggs are laid in the empty tube-worms and are guarded by the male (Ref. 35388). Eggs are pear-shaped (Ref. 4696).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.4   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (tm=1; tmax=1; Fec=340)

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