Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 9 m (Ref. 58018). Tropical
East Indian to Western Pacific: East Andaman Sea (coast of Thailand), Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines and Palau, Indonesia (Java and Kalimantan to West Papua), and Papua New Guinea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 51740)
(total): 6 - 7;
soft rays: 7 - 8. Characterized by translucent body with internal reddish-brown stripe, white dash-like markings immediately above and similar markings at level of upper pectoral fin base extending to middle of body; cheek with short brown stripe across; snout to occiput with white line on dorsal midline, side of snout with dark stripe; pupil-sized bluish spot at upper pectoral fin base; spots along base of dorsal fin, small and red-brown color; posteroventral body with six short internal brownish bars; longitudinal scale series 23-25; ctenoid scales except on head, nape, breast and base of pectoral fin; separated pelvic fins, bases joins by thin membrane; fourth pelvic ray with 3-8 branches; depth of body 3.9-4.5 in SL (Ref. 90102).
Found in coral reefs, inshore (Ref. 75154).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Lachner, E.A. and S.J. Karnella, 1980. Fishes of the Indo-Pacific genus Eviota with descriptions of eight new species (Teleostei:Gobiidae). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (315):127 p. (Ref. 5293)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2249 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00661 (0.00300 - 0.01455), b=3.08 (2.90 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .