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Afurcagobius suppositus  (Sauvage, 1880)

Southwestern goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Afurcagobius: Greek, a = without + Latin, furca,-ae = fork + Latin gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic.   Temperate, preferred ?

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Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33616)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in lower reaches of rivers, estuaries and coastal lakes (Ref. 33616). Lives on silt or mud bottoms in quiet waters of brackish estuaries and coastal lakes (Ref. 44894).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Neira, F.J., A.G. Miskiewicz and T. Trnski, 1998. Larvae of temperate Australian fishes: laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press. 474 p. (Ref. 33616)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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