Acentrogobius moloanus (Herre, 1927)
Barcheek Amoya
photo by FAO

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Philippines, Indonesia (Ref. 559) and Papua New Guinea (Ref. 6771). Occurs in the Mekong delta and probably ascends to the upper edge of the tidal zone in Cambodia (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Occurs along tidal rivers and along coastlines. Feeds on small fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 31.05.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.04.15

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