Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Amblyeleotris: Greek, amblys = darkness + The name of a Nile fish, eleotris (Ref. 45335); morishitai: Named for Osamu Morishita, who first discovered this species.
Environment / Climate / Range
Brackish; demersal; depth range 40 - 43 m (Ref. 75860). Temperate, preferred ?
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Northwest Pacific: Ogasawara Is., Japan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.4 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 14;
Vertebrae: 26. This species is distinguished from is congeners by having the following set of characters: second D I, 13; A fin rays I, 14; pectoral-fin rays 20; pelvic frenum present; pelvic fins joined by membrane to tips of fifth rays (CM-value 0.52-0.56); head length 26.1-28.1% in SL; caudal peduncle length 14.9-15.5% in SL; a yellowish orange stripe running from eye to first bar on opercle; a yellowish orange slightly curved bar with blue border just behind the base of caudal fin (Ref. 75860).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Senou, H. and Y. Aonuma, 2007. A new shrimp goby of the genus Amblyeleotris (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Bull. Nat. Mus. Nat. Sci. Ser. A Suppl. 1:101-107. (Ref. 75860)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
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=0.00891 (0.00418 - 0.01902), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.3 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 (25 of 100) .