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Fusigobius duospilus  Hoese & Reader, 1985

Barenape goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Fusigobius: Latin, fusus = spindle + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Hoese.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 46 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2798)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8. Body with dark dots found in rows; spot on caudal peduncle (Ref. 2798); characterized by semi-translucent grey body with orange-brown spots and blotches; outer part of first dorsal fin with two black spots; nearly fully united pelvic fins; weak pelvic frenum; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 24-25; ctenoid body scales becoming cycloid anterior to pectoral and pelvic fins; operculum without scales; opening of gill extending to or almost to vertical at posterior edge of opercle; depth of body 4.3-5.8 in SL (Ref. 90102).

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Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to the Society Islands, north to the Ogasawara Islands.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy floors of holes and depressions of clear seaward reefs. Also found in sand-rubble bottoms next to reefs (Ref. 90102). Occurs singly or in groups, secretive. (Ref. 37816, 48637). Benthic (Ref. 58302).

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Randall, J.E., 1995. Fusigobius Whitley, a junior synonym of the gobiid fish genus Coryphopterus gill. Bull. Mar. Sci. 56(3):795-798. (Ref. 10930)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00468 (0.00202 - 0.01083), b=3.27 (3.07 - 3.47), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (14 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.