Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 37 m (Ref. 86942). Tropical; 19°N - 23°S
Western Pacific: from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Palau; south to Australia (Great Barrier Reef and NSW); east to Fiji, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Tonga, and the Samoan Islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1602)
soft rays: 7 - 8. This species has a cephalic sensory-canal pore system lacking IT and POP pores; branched pectoral-fin rays branched; dorsal/anal-fin formula 9/8; with the fifth pelvic-fin ray 70% of the fourth ray (Ref. 107299).
Has been collected from depths of 0 to 31 m (Ref. 1602). Found in coastal reefs (Ref 90102).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Jewett, S.L. and E.A. Lachner, 1983. Seven new species of the Indo-Pacific genus Eviota (Pisces: Gobiidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 96(4):780-806. (Ref. 5291)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 25.7 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 1564 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00427 - 0.01860), b=3.08 (2.91 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.3 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) .