Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Eleotridae
(Sleepers) > Eleotrinae
Etymology: Mogurnda: Aboriginal name used in Australia. More on author: Whitley.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical; 2°S - 7°S
Asia and Oceania: Widely distributed north of the central dividing range in the Markham, Gogol, Ramu, Sepik, and Mamberamo river systems in northeastern New Guinea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2847)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Generally lives in slow-flowing, shaded streams, in rocky pools or well-vegetated sections. Also found in swampy areas. Occurs at altitudinal range from near sea level to at least 1200 m.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Allen, G.R. and D.R. Hoese, 1991. A review of the genus Mogurnda (Pisces: Eleotrididae) from New Guinea with descriptions of three new species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 2(1):31-46. (Ref. 26739)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00426 - 0.02456), b=3.07 (2.86 - 3.28), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±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 (20 of 100) .