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: rubrimaculata: Name as an adjective from the Latin 'rubra' for red and 'macula' for spot; referring to the
distinctive red spots on the head and body.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 6 - 8 m (Ref. 104430). Subtropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Northwest Pacific: Ryukyu Is., Japan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.2 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8. This species is distinguished by the following characters: cephalic sensory-canal pore system pattern 2 (lacking only H [IT] pore); some pectoral-fin rays branched (11-15th rays); dorsal/anal fin-ray formula 9/8; absence of the 5th pelvic-fin ray; absence of the following - prominent distinct dark spots on pectoral-fin base, caudal-peduncle spot over preural centrum, postocular spots, and the strong and dark spots on caudal fin; anal-fin base with 2 dark spots; first dorsal fin clear with some light orange on anterodorsal portion and dark distal margin; second dorsal fin with red-orange spots on basal half, distal margin black and yellow; the body with bright red markings (Ref. 104430).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Suzuki, T., D.W. Greenfield and H. Motomura, 2015. Two new dwarfgobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Ryukyu Islands, Japan: Eviota flavipinnata and Eviota rubrimaculata. Zootaxa 4007(3):399-408. (Ref. 104430)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00631 (0.00289 - 0.01377), b=3.09 (2.90 - 3.28), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.3 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) .