Amblygobius albimaculatus, Butterfly goby : aquarium

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Amblygobius albimaculatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Butterfly goby
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Amblygobius: Greek, amblys = darkness + Latin gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Rüppell.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten revassocierade; djupintervall ? - 10 m (Ref. 100374).   Tropical; 22°C - 30°C (Ref. 27115)

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Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa south to Durban (South Africa), including most islands in the western Indian Ocean islands; Indonesia, Australia and South Pacific islands. Also known from Japan, Philippines (Ref. 2798) and Persian Gulf (Ref. 68964)

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2798)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 7; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 13-15; Taggstrålar i analfenan 1; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 12 - 14. Males with 3 black spots near base of 2nd dorsal fin and round spots on cheek; females with brown-edged band from upper lip to upper operculum (Ref. 2798).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Epibenthic and littoral, entering estuaries and lagoons (Ref. 4343). Usually seen in pairs, hovering a short distance above the substratum. Monogamous (Ref. 52884). t builds its burrow in sand or silty sand by moving out mouthfuls of sediment (Ref. 11441).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Monogamous mating is observed as both obigate and social (Ref. 52884).

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Maugé, L.A., 1986. Gobiidae. p. 358-388. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 4343)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.6 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3100 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00418 - 0.01902), b=3.08 (2.91 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.6   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .