Elacatinus oceanops Jordan, 1904

Neon goby
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Elacatinus: Greek, elakatines = fusiform fishes preserved in salt (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Jordan.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 45 m (Ref. 9710), usually 1 - 40 m (Ref. 27115).   Subtropical; 21°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115); 28°N - 16°N, 98°W - 61°W

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Central Atlantic: southern Florida to Texas (USA) southward to Belize.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 7 - 8; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 10-13; Espinas anales 1; Radios blandos anales: 9 - 12. Characterized by a conspicuous coloration: dark blue horizontal band on an almost light body (Ref. 92840). Pale stripe in front of each eye, not reaching tip of snout (Ref. 26938).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits coral heads. Removes ectoparasites on skin and fins, in the mouth and in the gill chambers of greater fish like groupers and others (Ref. 92840). Monogamous (Ref. 52884). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 27115. Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35420).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Monogamous mating is observed as both obigate and social (Ref. 52884).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 March 2010

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.5 - 28, mean 26.7 (based on 184 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00484 - 0.01566), b=3.09 (2.94 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .