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Glossogobius sparsipapillus  Akihito & Meguro, 1976

Linecheek tank goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Glossogobius: Greek, glossa = tongue + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Brackish; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: known only from the tidal zone in the Mekong delta. Probably also occurs in Cambodia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12693)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in medium to large-sized rivers of the lower Mekong (Ref. 12975). Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans. Marketed fresh (Ref. 12693).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rainboth, W.J., 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO species identification field guide for fishery purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p. (Ref. 12693)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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