Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Eugnathogobius: Greek, eu = good + Greek, gnathos = jaw + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); stictos: Name from the Greek stiktos, meaning spotted or dappled, in reference to the fine spots on the body (Ref. 80545). More on author: Larson.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; pelagic. Tropical
Australia: known so far only from one locality, the East Alligator River estuary, Northern Territory (Ref. 80545).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80545)
Morphology | Morphometrics
(total): 6 - 7;
soft rays: 7 - 8. Small, slender-bodied Eugnathogobius; first dorsal fin always V; second dorsal rays I, 8-9; anal rays I, 7-8; pectoral rays 14-18; TRB 15-22; predorsal scales absent; headpores absent; scales on body mostly cycloid, weak, ctenoid scales present on caudal peduncle; gill opening restricted to pectoral base; colour pale yellowish with small brown to blackish spots and flecks along upper sides of body and caudal fin dusky with vertical bars (Ref. 80545).
Collected with 1 mm mesh beam-trawl from muddy substrate (Ref. 80545).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Larson, H.K., 2009. Review of the gobiid fish genera Eugnathogobius and Pseudogobiopsis (Gobioidei: Gobiidae: Gobionellinae), with descriptions of three new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 57(1):127-181. (Ref. 80545)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00397 - 0.01910), b=3.07 (2.88 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .