Amblygobius sphynx, Sphinx goby : fisheries, aquarium

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Amblygobius sphynx (Valenciennes, 1837)

Sphinx goby
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Amblygobius: Greek, amblys = darkness + Latin gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Valenciennes.

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

; marin; saumtre rcifal; profondeur 1 - 20 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea south to Maputo Bay, Mozambique, eastward to Micronesia (Ref. 4343).

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 2798)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 7; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 13-15; Épines anales 1; Rayons mous anaux: 13 - 15. Characterized by yellowish brown body color grading to white ventrally; presence of 5-6 dark brown bars with white markings in between on side of body; upper back with a row of small widely spaced black spots; first and second dorsal fin equal in height; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 55; ctenoid body scales; cycloid scales on nape, abdomen, and breast; predorsal scales extending to interorbital space; scales dorsally on opercle, absent on cheek; depth of body 3.6-4.0 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Solitary or in pairs (Ref. 90102). Occurs on sandy or sparse seagrass substrata of protected reefs. Hovers just above the bottom and takes refuge in a burrow, Ref. 48637.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 120744)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 11 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: intrt commercial mineur; Aquarium: Commercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 2251 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).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  2.7   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Very high.