Gobius niger, Black goby : aquarium

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Gobius niger Linnaeus, 1758

Black 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: Gobius: Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Linnaeus.

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

; marina; brackvatten bottenlevande; djupintervall 1 - 96 m (Ref. 86376), usually 1 - 50 m (Ref. 35388).   Temperate; 8°C - 24°C (Ref. 4944); 66°N - 20°N, 18°W - 42°E

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Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea: throughout North Africa from Cape Blanc, Mauritania north and eastwards to the Suez Canal; also along the eastern Atlantic coast northwards to Trondheim (Norway) and Baltic Sea. Also known from the Black Sea (Ref. 4646).

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 6 - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 35388); rapporterad maxålder: 5 år (Ref. 97194)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Neck scaled with a black spot in the front end of each dorsal fin (Ref. 35388); body shape is terete, slightly depressed; eyes situated dorso-laterally; reduced swim bladders (Ref. 92840).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found in estuaries, lagoons and inshore waters over sand or mud, in seagrass or on algae (Ref. 4696). Occasionally recorded in freshwater, but there are no documented records of actual occurrence in European freshwaters (Ref. 59043). Feed on crustaceans (larger amphipods, isopods, shrimps, mysids, small crabs), bivalves, gastropods, polychaetes, chironomid larvae, sometimes small fish (Ref. 4696).

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

Repeat spawner (Ref. 4696). Male guards eggs.

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Miller, P.J., 1986. Gobiidae. p. 1019-1085. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Volume 3. UNESCO, Paris. (Ref. 4696)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 July 2014

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fiskeri: saknar intresse; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8.3 - 18.8, mean 10.8 (based on 1296 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00851 (0.00671 - 0.01079), b=3.07 (3.03 - 3.11), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (K=0.19-0.3; tm=0.8-2; tmax=4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .