Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Eleotridae
(Sleepers) > Eleotrinae
Etymology: landfordi: Named for Alan and Julia Landford, formerly of Bulolo in Papua New Guinea, for their assistance in collecting the paratypes of this species.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Oceania: southern drainages of Papua New Guinea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 77038)
Morphology | Morphometrics
(total): 8 - 9;
soft rays: 9 - 10. Yellowish-tan ground color and small reddish spots and vermiculations on the upper half of the head and body. Lateral scale rows 48-52 and transverse scale rows 13-14 (Ref. 77038).
Found in a small (approximately 75 cm wide and 15 cm deep) circular pond among limestone rocks (Ref. 77038). Collected also at an elevation between 1500-2000 m in mountainous terrain (Ref. 77038).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Allen, G.R., 2003. Allomogurnda, a new genus of gudgeon (Eleotridae) from fresh waters of New Guinea, with descriptions of seven new species. Fishes of Sahul 17(3-4):978-997. (Ref. 77038)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00452 - 0.02424), b=3.06 (2.86 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .