Gymnogobius urotaenia (Hilgendorf, 1879)
Gymnogobius urotaenia
photo by Kim, I.-S.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Asia: Korean Peninsula, Japan and Kuril Islands (Ref. 37812).
Biology:  In the middle and lower reach of rivers, often in pools; there are cases in which the species spends its whole life in lakes and ponds. Euryhaline, but usually in freshwater (Ref. 37812); preferring slow-moving waters of rivers and lakes (Ref. 81467). Caught for food.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 04.12.95
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 04.11.09
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 28.04.01

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