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Awaous jayakari  (Boulenger, 1888)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobionellinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Indian Ocean: coast of Arabian Peninsula (Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea in Oman and Yemen) east to Pakistan.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Amphidromous, occurring in fresh and brackish waters, mostly rivers and estuaries. Inhabits pools and running water, usually over sandy substrate into which it may bury itself with only the head and eyes exposed (Ref. 110099).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Freyhof, J., 2015. Awaous jayakari. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T69115853A69774294. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T69115853A69774294.en. (Ref. 110099)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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