Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Pseudogobius: Greek, pseudes = false + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); taijiangensis: Name refers to the main distributional range of this species in the brackish water habitats and also mangroves around the 'Taijiang National Park' and nearby region of western Taiwan..
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Brackish; demersal. Subtropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Northwestern Pacific: Taiwan and southern China.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94984)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 6 - 7. This species can be diagnosed from other congeners by the unique combinations of the following characters: second dorsal fin with 1 spine and 6-8 rays (modally 7), anal fin with 1 spine and 6-7 rays (modally 7), pectoral fin with 14-17 rays (modally 17) and first dorsal fin low, rounded and lacking filaments; lateral body with large ctenoid scales, longitudinal scale rows 26-28 (modally 27), predorsal scales 8-9 (modally 8); body with 3-4 longitudinal stripes throughout the trunk, first dorsal fin membrane with a big circle blue spot on their first dorsal fin membrane (Ref. 94984).
Occurs in brackish water habitat of estuary, mangrove and earthen pond (Ref. 94984).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chen, I.-S., S.-P. Huang and K.-Y. Huang, 2013. A new species of genus Pseudogobius popta (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from brackist waters of Taiwan and southern China. J. Mar. Sci. Tech. 21(Suppl):130-134. (Ref. 94984)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5039 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00329 - 0.01525), b=3.05 (2.87 - 3.23), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .