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: Redigobius: Latin,. Redere = to come back + Latin, gobius = gudgeon.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 84480). Tropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Oceania: Viti Levu island, Fiji.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84480)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 6. Distinguished by the following characteristics: slender-bodied; short vertical dark bars on the side of the body; evenly spaced rows of orange to brown spots above and below row of vertical dark bars; blue to black W-shaped spot above pectoral fin base and several oblique dark brown lines crossing side of head; first dorsal fin pointed, reddish with dense black oval spot posteriorly; second dorsal rays and anal rays I,6; pectoral rays 16-17; longitudinal scales 23-25; TRB 7-8 1/2; predorsal scales 6-8; circumpeduncular scales 12 (Ref. 84480).
Inhabits rivers and creeks (Ref. 84480). Found in shallow (less than 1 m) creeks with gravel, rubble, boulder and sand substrates, with rapids and pools (Ref. 84480).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Larson, H.K., 2010. A review of the gobiid fish genus Redigobius (Teleostei: Gobionellina), with descriptions of two new species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 21(2):123-191. (Ref. 84480)
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=0.00724 (0.00323 - 0.01625), b=3.00 (2.81 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .