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: Rhinogobius: Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); lungwoensis: Named for its type locality, Lung-Wo County, a tributary of the Hanjiang basin in Guangdong Province.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Hanjiang River basin in Guangdong Province, China.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57935)
Morphology | Morphometrics
(total): 6 - 8;
soft rays: 6 - 8;
Vertebrae: 28. Distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: second dorsal, I, 6-9 (modally 8); anal fin I, 6-8 (modally 7); pectoral fin 14-16 (modally 15-16); longitudinal scale rows 28-30 (modally 31-32); vertebral count modally 28, and coloration pattern: cheek usually with 1 oblique grayish brown stripe in male; pectoral fin base with 2 distinct blackish-brown spots; branchiostegal membranes with 22-28 small orange-red spots in male (light grayish when preserved); caudal fin with 4-6 rows of vertical deep brown lines or spots (Ref. 57935).
This non-diadromous species inhabits hill stream (Ref. 57935).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Huang, S.-P. and I.-S. Chen, 2007. Three new species of Rhinogobius Gill, 1859 (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Hanjiang Basin, southern China. Raffles Bull. Zool. Supplement 14:101-110. (Ref. 57935)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg 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=0.00891 (0.00406 - 0.01955), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .