Gobioides africanus

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Gobioides africanus (Giltay, 1935)

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Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Gobioides: Latin, gobius = gudgeon + suffix oides = similar to (Ref. 45335).

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

; marin; saumtre dmersal.   Tropical

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: collected from Accra (Ghana) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 57403, 79590), but also reported from the islands of the Gulf of Guinea (Ref. 5299, 57403, 79590). Reports from northwards up to Senegal (Ref. 4343) and from Cameroon (Ref. 51193)are questionable and need confirmation.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.5 cm SL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 79590)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 6 - 7; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 14; Épines anales 1; Rayons mous anaux: 14; Vertèbres: 26. Diagnosis: single, complete row of caniniform teeth in both jaws; dorsal and anal fins each with 14 segmented rays; 26 vertebrae (Ref. 57403, 79590). Mouth oblique, gape wide (Ref. 27974). Gape of mouth reaching to below eye (Ref. 57403, 79590). Eyes small, approximately twice the diameter of posterior nostril (Ref. 27974). Dorsal fin: VII,14; anal fin: I,14; pectoral fins: 15-19; caudal fin: 17 segmented rays (Ref. 57403, 79590). Dorsal and anal fins apparently not connected to caudal fin (Ref. 27974, 57403, 79590), although the reliability of this feature has been questioned by various authors (Murdy, 1998)(Ref. 57403, 79590). Coloration: preserved specimens: uniformly light brown (Ref. 57403, 79590). In life: body and fins whitish; (second) dorsal- and anal-fin rays dark-tipped (Ref. 27974, 57403, 79590).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in muddy inshore marine habitats (Ref. 79590, 92840), over sandy bottom and in estuaries (Ref. 92840). Perhaps also found in brackish waters (Ref. 79590).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Harrison, I.J., P.J. Miller and F. Pezold, 2003. Gobiidae. p. 625-666 In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douce et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Tome 2. Coll. Faune et Flore tropicales 40. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgique, Museum National d'Histoire Naturalle, Paris, France and Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France. 815 p. (Ref. 57403)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 120744)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 July 2014

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: sans intrt
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00851 (0.00385 - 0.01883), b=3.08 (2.89 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .