Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Amblychaeturichthys: Greek, amblys = darkness + Greek, chaite = hair + Greek, oura = tail + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335). More on author: Bleeker.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; non-migratory; depth range 0 - ? m. Temperate
Northwest Pacific: Hokkaido to Kyushu of Japan, Bohai Sea, Yellow Sea and East and South China Sea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 102976); max. published weight: 24.80 g (Ref. 102976)
Inhabits muddy bottoms along the shores of bays. Caught for food.
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. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00776 (0.00402 - 0.01500), b=2.99 (2.82 - 3.16), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .