Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Tridentiger: Greek, tres tria = three + Latin, dens = teeth + Latin, gerere = to carry (Ref. 45335). More on author: Gill.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal. Temperate; 2°C - 20°C; 53°N - 32°N, 114°E - 146°E
Western Pacific: South and East China, Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan, Pacific coasts of Japan and the Philippines. Chromi Inlet in the Amur Estuary, Novgorodskaya Cove in the Bay of Pos'ete, and into the mouths and lower reaches of rivers runnning into Peter the Great Bay and into Amur Bay in Russia (Ref. 26334).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2850)
Found in oyster shells and crevices among barnacles and other fouling organisms (Ref. 2850). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are deposited in nests which are guarded by the male (Ref. 205).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Oviparous (Ref. 56079). Male guards the eggs (Ref. 205).
Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 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 (20 of 100) .