Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
Etymology: Wuhanlinigobius: Named for Chinese ichthyologist, Prof. Wu, Han-lin, for recognizing his great contribution for the ichthyological research in China especially for gobioid fishes.; malayensis: Named for the country of its type locality, brackishwater habitat of Malay Peninsula region.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; demersal. Tropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Western Pacific: Malaysia and Singapore.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94983)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8 - 9. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of unique characters: D VI, D2 I,7-8 (modally 8); A I,8-9 (modally 8), P 18-19 (modally 18); first dorsal fin never filamentous; lateral body with small ctenoid scales, longitudinal scale rows 56-59 (modally 57), predorsal scales 23-29 (modally 26); caudal fin creamy yellow or pale yellow, with broad black submarginal edge in male; in male, upper caudal fin base with a large rounded black spot (Ref. 94983).
Occurs in the shallow tidal pools of the mangrove region of Malay Peninsula, a muddy intertidal habitat (Ref. 94983).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Huang, S.-P., J. Zeehan and I.-S. Chen, 2013. A new genus of Hemigobius generic group goby based on morphological and molecular evidence, with description of a new species. J. Mar. Sci. Tech. 21(Suppl):146-155. (Ref. 94983)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
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=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.4 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 (10 of 100) .