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Luciogobius guttatus  Gill, 1859

Flat-headed goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Luciogobius: Latin, lucius = pike + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Gill.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 1 - ? m.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 45°N - 22°N

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Northwest Pacific: China, Korean Peninsula, Japan (Ref. 559) and Hong Kong (Ref. 31075). Also reported from Peter the Great Bay (Ref. 2058, 26334) and the Kuril Islands (Ref. 37812).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2058)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits tide pools and river mouths. Is frequently encountered in places where small brooks fall into the sea and may occasionally be found in purely fresh water. During low tide it stays under stones on the dry bottom (Ref. 2058).

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Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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