Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Reported from salt (Ref. 48070), brackish (Ref. 43239), and fresh (Eschmeyer, pers. comm.) waters. Members of this family burrow in shallow areas with fine coral sand or muddy sand bottoms (Ref. 48316). Of no commercial interest but may be taken incidentally (Ref. 48316).
  • Larson, H.K. 2001 Kraemeriidae. Sandgobies (sand darts). p. 3604. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles, sea turtles, sea snakes and marine mammals. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 48316)
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Distribution

Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Philippines, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
  • Nakabo, T. 2002 Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition II. Tokai University Press, Japan, pp 867-1749. (Ref. 43239)
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Western Pacific.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 5; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18 - 19; Analspines: 1; Analsoft rays: 13
  • Nakabo, T. 2002 Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition II. Tokai University Press, Japan, pp 867-1749. (Ref. 43239)
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Size

Maximum size: 50 mm TL
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Max. size

4.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 43239))
  • Nakabo, T. 2002 Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition II. Tokai University Press, Japan, pp 867-1749. (Ref. 43239)
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Diagnostic Description

Caudal fin rounded (Ref. 43816).
  • Nakabo, T. 2002 Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition II. Tokai University Press, Japan, pp 867-1749. (Ref. 43239)
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Type Information

Paratype for Gobitrichinotus radiocularis
Catalog Number: USNM 99550
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: P.I: Southern Mindanao, Eastern Illana Bay; Malabang River, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Depth (m): 2 to 2
Vessel: Albatross
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Type for Gobitrichinotus radiocularis
Catalog Number: USNM 99549
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph; Illustration
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: P.I: Southern Mindanao, Eastern Illana Bay; Malabang River, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Depth (m): 2 to 2
Vessel: Albatross
  • Type:
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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