Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Acanthogobius: Greek, akantha = thorn + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal. Tropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Western Central Pacific: South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Morphology | Morphometrics
Vertebrae: 36 - 37. This species is characterized by the following: spines of first dorsal fin usually 9; usually P-V 3/I II II I I I I 0/12 (Ref. 93271); segmented rays of second dorsal fin 12-14; segmented rays of anal fin 10-12; longitudinal scales 44-52; posteriormost pterygiophore of first dorsal fin with a spinous ray; interneural gap usually located behind posteriormost pterygiophore of first dorsal fin; anal pterygiophores anterior to first haemal spine usually 2; upper two-thirds of caudal fin has several distinct vertical rows of black arrowhead-shaped spots (Ref. 93271).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Shibukawa, K. and A. Iwata, 2013. Review of the East Asian gobiid genus Chaeturichthhys (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei), with description of a new species. Bull. Nat. Mus. Nat. Sci. Ser. A., Suppl. 7:53-66. (Ref. 93271)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= No PD50 data [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00327 - 0.01532), b=3.05 (2.87 - 3.23), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (14 of 100).