Glossogobius gnomus  Hoese, Allen & Hadiaty, 2017

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Glossogobius: Greek, glossa = tongue + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335);  gnomus: From the Latin 'gnomus', meaning fabled being or dwarf, in allusion to the small size of this species. A noun in apposition.

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Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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Asia: West Papua Province and Aru islands in Indonesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116998)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species inhabits small stream, with width of about 2-4 and depth of up to 2 m, near the coast, slowly flowing through closed-canopy rainforest. The stream has very clear water with rocks, sand, mud, and tree debris on the bottom. In Aru Islands, specimens were recorded from a moderately fast flowing stream, with substrate comprising of white sand, leaf litter and fallen trunk (Ref. 116998).

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Hoese, D.F., G.R. Allen and R.K. Hadiaty, 2017. Description of three new species of dwarf Glossogobius from New Guinea and northern Australia. Cybium 41(2):179-193. (Ref. 116998)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00631 (0.00289 - 0.01377), b=3.09 (2.90 - 3.28), 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) .