Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Kraemeriidae
Etymology: Gobitrichinotus: Latin, gobius = gudgeon + Greek, trix, trichos = hair + Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335). More on author: Fowler.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal. Subtropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43239)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Philippines, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Reported from salt (Ref. 48070), brackish (Ref. 43239), and fresh (Eschmeyer, pers. comm.) waters. Members of this family burrow in shallow areas with fine coral sand or muddy sand bottoms (Ref. 48316). Of no commercial interest but may be taken incidentally (Ref. 48316).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Larson, H.K., 2001. Kraemeriidae. Sandgobies (sand darts). p. 3604. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles, sea turtles, sea snakes and marine mammals. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 48316)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7520 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .