Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Butidae
(Marine gudgeons) > Butinae
Etymology: Bostrychus: Greek, bostrykos = cure of lack of hair (Ref. 45335). More on author: Herre.
This species is uncertain in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jul. 2010: Ref. 84883). Please send references, or more studies are needed.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Asia: endemic to Lake Manguao, Palawan, Philippines.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.4 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 439)
A benthic carnivore that feeds on crustaceans and fish (Ref. 13489).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Herre, A.W.C.T., 1927. The Philippine Bureau of Science monographic publications on fishes: gobies of the Philippines and China Sea. Monogr. Bur. Sci. Manila 23:1-352. (Ref. 439)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00575 (0.00231 - 0.01432), b=3.07 (2.85 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 4.0 ±0.67 se; based on food items.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .