Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Favonigobius: Latin, favonius = gentle, propicious and Latin, favonianus = the west wind; 1656 + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 46888). Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)
soft rays: 7 - 8. Body with small spots; sides with 4-5 groups of black spots, last spot on caudal peduncle often paired without a vertical bar at caudal base; median fins spotted; paired fins pale (Ref. 2798). Large males with dusky 1st dorsal, anal and pelvic fins (Ref. 2798).
Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to the Philippines (Ref. 7050), north to Japan (Ref. 559), south to northern Australia (Ref. 33390).
Found over sandy and muddy bottoms, often in weedy areas of intertidal zone; also in mangroves, estuaries, lagoons and rivers (Ref. 4343).
Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo, 1993. Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01035 (-0.11727 - 0.13798), b=3.10 (3.02 - 3.18), based on LWR estimates for species & family-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.4 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 (20 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766