Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Lobulogobius: Latin, lobulus = lobe + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); bentuviai: Named for Prof. A. Ben-Tuvia, for his contribution to the knowledge of the fish fauna of the Red Sea and Mediterranean.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic. Tropical
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Egypt.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83991)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8. This species is characterized by the following: D VI, I,8 (9 in one specimen); A I,8 (7 in one specimen); P 14-15; 33-34 lateral line scales; 8-9 transverse scale count; anterior interorbital pores are as wide as the canals and directed upward (Ref. 83991).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Goren, M., 1984. Three new species and two new records for the Red Sea of invertebrate associated gobies (Gobiidae, Pisces). Cybium 8(1):71-82. (Ref. 83991)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
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
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .