Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Trimma: Greek, trimma, -atos = something crushed (Ref. 45335); agrena: Name from Greek "agrenon" meaning a net, referring to the mesh-like pattern on the body formed by the strongly outlined scale pockets; noun in apposition. More on authors: Winterbottom & Chen.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 20 m (Ref. 90102). Tropical
Western Pacific: Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.1 cm SL (female)
(total): 6 - 7;
soft rays: 8 - 9. Distinguished by the combination of the following features: no predorsal scales anterior extension of body scales along the side of the nape from half-way between the eye and the shoulder spot in juveniles to just behind the eye in adults; body light brown with orange spots or stripes on the head, a dark greyish orange shoulder spot above pectoral fin base, and scale pockets strongly outlined with dark brown chromatophores with an orange spot at the junction between adjacent pockets in the same longitudinal row (Ref. 51083).
Inhabits reef crevices and caves in 2-20 m (Ref. 90102).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Winterbottom, R. and I.-S. Chen, 2004. Two new species of Trimma (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the western Pacific Ocean. Raffles Bull. Zool. 11(Sup.):103-106. (Ref. 51083)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 28.4 - 29.3, mean 28.8 (based on 732 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 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
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .