Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Pseudogobiopsis: Greek, pseudes = false + Latin, gobius = gudgeon + Greek, opsis = appearance (Ref. 45335). More on author: Bleeker.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; brackish; demersal; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Asia: India, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia. Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12693)
(total): 6 - 7;
soft rays: 5 - 7;
Vertebrae: 10 - 17. Distinguished by the following characteristics: moderately slender Pseudogobiopsis with second dorsal rays I,6-8; anal rays I,5-7; pectoral rays 16-19; longitudinal scales 22-25; TRB 6-8; predorsal scales 6-10, large, reaching up to close behind eyes; head flattened and jaws greatly enlarged in males; prsence of preopercular pores, posterior portion of oculoscapular canal present, including TLCP pore; scales on body mostly ctenoid; first spine of dorsal fin longest and usually filamentous in males, second or third spine longest in females, not elongate; upper half of body with scale margins narrowly outlined with dark pigment, five elongate dark blotches along midside of body with fine dark spots below and three dark streaks on face (Ref. 80545).
Occur along the bottom in brackish water of estuaries upstream to the freshwater tidal zone of rivers. Feeds on small fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 12693).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Larson, H.K., 2001. A revision of the gobiid fish genus Mugilogobius (Teleostei: Gobioidei), and its systematic placement. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. (Suppl. No. 62):1-233. (Ref. 43716)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
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Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00692 (0.00320 - 0.01497), b=3.05 (2.87 - 3.23), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 4.2 ±0.73 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .