Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Amblychaeturichthys: Greek, amblys = darkness + Greek, chaite = hair + Greek, oura = tail + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; non-migratory; depth range 0 - ? m. Temperate
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Northwest Pacific: China, Korean Peninsula, and Japan.
Inhabits muddy bottoms along the shores of bays. Caught for food.
Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01260 (0.00393 - 0.04037), b=2.84 (2.58 - 3.10), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
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 (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .