Species Details

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Common fusegoby   

Common Name: Common fusegoby
Scientific Name: Fusigobius neophytus
Local Name: -
Dhivehi Name: -
Animalia  (Kingdom)
Chordata  (Plylum)
Teleostei  (Class)
Perciformes  (Order)
Gobiidae  (Family)
Fusigobius   (Genus)

Common fusegoby's description

Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8. 1st black spot between 1st 2 dorsal spines; body with small dark spots (Ref. 2798); characterized by semi-translucent grey with small brown spots on head and body; presence of slanting bands along back; fully united pelvic fins; well developed pelvic frenum; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 22-24; ctenoid scales those on nape; cycloid scales on breast and base of pectoral fin; operculum without scales; median predorsal scales absent, 5-6 scales on side of nape anterior to dorsal fin origin; opening of gill extending nearly to below rear edge of opercle; depth of body 4.0-4.6 in SL.

Common fusegoby habitat

This species inhabits tidal reef flats and shallow lagoons, on sand or rubble patches (Kuiter and Tonozuka 2001), and is a benthic spawner. The maximum recorded size for this species is 7.5 cm TL (Randall et al. 1990).

Common fusegoby threats

This species is rarely if ever used for aquaculture or in the aquarium trade. There are no known major threats.

Common fusegoby's status