Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Priolepis: Greek, prio = to saw + Greek,lepis = scale (Ref. 45335); goldshmidtae: Named after Ms. Orit Goldshmidt, who collected the type specimens.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 400 m (Ref. 11123). Deep-water
Western Indian Ocean: Israel.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 31.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11123)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 19. 15 predorsal scales, reaching to above mid eyes. Body red with 4-5 narrow, backward directed light bars, a wide vertical bar in front of first dorsal fin and 3 forward directed bars on head.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Goren, M. and A. Baranes, 1995. Priolepis goldshmidtae (Gobiidae), a new species from the deep water of the northern Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Cybium 19(4):343-347. (Ref. 11123)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00421 - 0.01885), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate to high vulnerability (45 of 100) .