Gymnogobius castaneus (O'Shaughnessy, 1875)
photo by Kim, I.-S.

 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
 Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal, amphidromous
 Distribution:  Asia: Japan and in the Kuril islands.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-9
 Biology:  Inhabits freshwater lakes and streams (Ref. 81467). The females show breeding colors. Caught for food in Japan.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 24.11.95
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 29.10.09
 Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 27.04.01

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