Pseudogobius poicilosoma (Bleeker, 1849)
Northern fatnose goby
Pseudogobius poicilosoma
photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  6.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: western Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines and southern Japan; west of Lydekker’s Line.
Biology:  Found in shallow-water estuarine, estuaries of rivers, streams and mangroves, at depths of 0–1 m, especially in mangrove habitats (Ref. 126575). Adults also found in the sea (Ref. 4833). Feed on small fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 February 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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