Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Mahidolia: From a Thai word, mahidol fish; also an university in Bangkok.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 5 - 25 m (Ref. 90102), usually 5 - 20 m (Ref. 37816). Tropical; 32°N - 20°S
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)
Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Delagoa Bay, Mozambique (Ref. 2798) and east to the Society Islands, north to southern Japan (?), south to northern Australia and Samoa.
Occurs in silty coastal bays (Ref. 9710). Enters estuaries (Ref. 4343) and freshwater tidal zone habitats (Ref. 12693). Found on muddy bottom at the base of the reef at Toguan Bay, Guam. Uses the burrow of a mottled brown alpheid prawn with two or more short white saddles or spots. Lives coastal sand and mud habitats from shallow estuaries to moderate depths on slopes (Ref. 48637).
Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00163 - 0.01066), b=3.13 (2.90 - 3.36), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 4.0 ±0.65 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 (20 of 100) .