Akko dionaea  Birdsong & Robins, 1995

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Akko: Greek, akko, -oys = bogeyman, ugly devil (used to frighten children) (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Robins.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 20 m (Ref. 58018).   Tropical

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Southwest Atlantic: Brazil.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 34010)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished by the following characteristics: very small eyes; light pink body color with darker red areas composed of blood capillaries close to surface; elongate body; first dorsal with VII spines; upper and lower jaws with enlarged, widely spaced teeth that overlap the lips of both jaws; greatly reduced head pores, occasionally absent (Ref. 92840).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits muddy bottom. Apparently feeds mainly on calanoid copepods (Ref. 34010).

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Birdsong, R.S. and C.R. Robins, 1995. New genus and species of seven-spined goby (Gobiidae: Gobiosomini) from the offing of the Amazon River, Brazil. Copeia 1995(3):676-683. (Ref. 34010)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .