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Oxyurichthys notonema  (Weber, 1909)

Threadfin mudgoby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Oxyurichthys: Greek, oxys = sharpen + Greek, oura = tail + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 10 - 25 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 13. Characterized by pale brownish grey to bluish grey body color with four large, brown to yellow brown ovate blotches along middle of side at level of base of pectoral fin, irregular orange markings between blotches; small brown spots/saddles along dorsal fin base; caudal fin base with brown spot; dark spot on pectoral fin base; elongate and filamentous first 4-5 dorsal spines in both sexes; united pelvic fins, well-developed frenum present; long and pointed caudal fin,2.3-2.7 in SL; longitudinal scale series 61-80; ctenoid scales posteriorly, becoming cycloid anteriorly; scales absent on head, midline of nape, prepectoral area and breast; low fleshy ridge on midline of nape; depth of body 5.2-7.0 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal bays and estuaries on muddy substrates, usually in depths over 15 meters on coastal slopes, but shallower in estuaries (Ref. 48637).

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Larson, H.K. and E.O. Murdy, 2001. Gobiidae. Gobies. p. 3578-3603. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 42915)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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