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Rhinogobius giurinus  (Rutter, 1897)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Rhinogobius: Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Issue
This species is synonym of Rhinogobius similis Gill, 1859 according to Suzuki et al., 2015 (Ref. 104791). The species page will be removed.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 45°N - 22°N

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Asia: China, Korean Peninsula, Taiwan, and Japan (Ref. 559) and Viet Nam (Ref. 44416).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 4.7  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 111347); common length : 7.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35840); max. published weight: 13.10 g (Ref. 111347)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found both upstream and in estuaries. Carnivorous. Spawning season from July to October. Eggs are laid under stones in river shoals. Larvae travel in both river and the sea, and return to rivers from September to November. Caught by small trap nets in rivers, but not in abundance.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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