Periophthalmus malaccensis  Eggert, 1935

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Oxudercinae
Etymology: Periophthalmus: Greek, peri = around + Greek, ophthalmos = eye (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 46888).   Tropical

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Western Pacific: Singapore (type locality), Indonesia and the Philippines.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished by the following characteristics: pelvic frenum prominent; pelvic fins partially united by basal membrane; D 1 height moderate, its margin slightly rounded, a brown stripe inframarginally with numerous white spots proximally, first spine elongate; D2 with single dusky stripe mesially; dorsal fins not connected by membrane; D 1 with 9-10 spines; longitudinal scale count 47-61; head width 14.3-19.5% SL; pelvic fin length 13.6-16.1 % SL; length of anal fin base 15.4-20.6% SL; length ofD2 base 17.0-23.2% SL; total D2 elements 11-12; total anal fin elements 11-12; TRDB 14-17 (Ref. 5218).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Amphibious air-breather (Ref. 31184).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Murdy, E.O., 1989. A taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of the oxudercine gobies (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae). Rec. Aust. Mus., Suppl. 11:1-93. (Ref. 5218)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 28 - 29.2, mean 28.8 (based on 616 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this 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 (21 of 100) .