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Hypseleotris aurea  (Shipway, 1950)

Golden gudgeon
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Eleotridae (Sleepers) > Eleotrinae
Etymology: Hypseleotris: Greek, hypselos = high + The name of a Nile fish, eleotris (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical; 24°S - 27°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7299)

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Oceania: Murchison and Gascoyne Rivers of south-central Western Australia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky pools amongst dense clumps of submerged water weeds and dead branches (Ref. 2906, 44894). Presumably the species has a high tolerance to increased salinity levels and water temperatures, which typically occur in the habitat during drought periods (Ref. 44894). Males with slightly pronounced hump on forehead (Ref. 5259).

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Allen, G.R., 1989. Freshwater fishes of Australia. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey. (Ref. 5259)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±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 (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.