Scartelaos gigas Chu & Wu, 1963
Scartelaos gigas
photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Oxudercinae
 Max. size:  17.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: China, Korea (Ref. 5218) and Taiwan (Ref. 36073).
 Diagnosis:  Distinguished by the following characteristics: no barbel on ventral midline near symphysis of lower jaw; upper jaw teeth 37; head depth 13.1% SL; caudal fin length 18.5% SL; length of D1 base 5.0% SL; no vertical bars on body; no large, black spots or stripes basally on posterior half of D2; D2 and anal fins not connected by membrane to caudal fin (Ref. 5218).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.03.00
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14

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