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Istigobius campbelli  (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Istigobius: Greek, istios = sail + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 3 - 14 m.   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 15°S

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Northwest Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 2 - ? cm
Max length : 7.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 420); 7.8 cm TL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10; Vertebrae: 26. Upper pectoral fin rays entire. Predorsal cycloid scales 10-13; ctenoid on trunk. Body dusky brown with red spots; 4 blue spots on operculum; black line running from eye along sensory pore path to pectoral base; 2 dusky blotches on pectoral base, the uppermost spreading onto fin rays; large inverted `U'-shaped blotch on the cheek. In male, appressed anal fin occasionally reaching caudal fin, appressed dorsal reaching or overlapping caudal fin. Appressed anal and dorsal fins of female ending 2-3 and 1-2 scales, respectively, of caudal fin.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Common in sandy bottoms of shallow waters. Also observed to live solitarily or in small schools near crevices or under stones. Occurs at 21.5 °C (Ref. 4959).

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Genital papilla of male terminating to side of anal spine, of female terminating well before origin of anal fin and sometimes it is slightly pigmented.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Murdy, E.O. and D.F. Hoese, 1985. Revision of the gobiid fish genus Istigobius. Indo-Pac. Fish. (4):41 p. (Ref. 420)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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