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: Schismatogobius: Greek, schisma, -atos = crack, fissure + latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); hoesei: Named for Doug Hoese, eminent gobyologist and good friend who first collected this fish in Australia and recognised its signiflcance.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116768)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 9. Schismatogobius hoesei can be diagnosed by the following characters: pectoral fin usually with 16 rays; pectoral fins banded with rows of dark spots. membrane in first dorsal fin posterior to spine 6 connected to base of spine of second dorsal fin; male with ventral surface of head entirely white to yellowish, with variably dark areas on chin and isthmus, or with a blackish lower border to preopercle, blackish tips and black mentum; and female with ventral surface of head white to yellowish with variably developed blackish area around mentum (Ref. 116768).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Keith, P., C. Lord and H.K. Larson, 2017. Review of Schismatogobius (Gobiidae) from Papua New Guinea to Samoa, with description of seven new species. / Revue de Schismatogobius (Gobiidae) de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée à Samoa, avec description de sept nouvelles espèces. Cybium 41(1):45-66. (Ref. 116768)
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
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00741 (0.00330 - 0.01663), b=2.99 (2.80 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±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) .