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: Obliquogobius: Latin, obliquus = having slating direction or position + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); fluvostriatus: Name from Latin ('fulvo + striata'), referring to the longitudinal yellow band on the trunk, a conspicuous character in the fresh specimen.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range 141 - 165 m (Ref. 90870). Subtropical
Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90870)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 10;
Vertebrae: 26. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: D1 VI, D2 I,9; A I,10; pectoral-fin rays 21; vertebrae 26; lateral scales 22; transverse scale rows 7; scaled belly; isthmus, pectoral fin base, cheek, predorsal region and operculum are naked; gill opening very wide, extending forward of the vertical through rear margin of pupil; when alive, head with vertically infraorbital yellow band; one wide longitudinal yellow band from operculum terminating at posterior end of caudal fin, band increasingly wider, such that posterior half of body completely yellow (Ref. 90870).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chen, I.-S., Z. Jaafar and K.-T. Shao, 2012. A new Obliquogobius Koumans, 1941 (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Kumejima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Zootaxa 3367:269-273. (Ref. 90870)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 19.3 - 21.4, mean 20.2 (based on 5 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00267 - 0.01297), b=3.10 (2.91 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .