Teleostei (teleosts) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Bathygobius: Greek, bathys = deep + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Sauvage.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; reef-associated. Tropical
Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica to the northern Peru.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 87607)
Occurs in both tidepools and sublittoral areas (Ref. 87607).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Thomson, D.A., 1987. Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez. The rocky-shore fishes of the Gulf of California. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson. 302 p. (Ref. 5592)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201
): 22.9 - 29.1, mean 26.9 °C (based on 224 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00692 (0.00320 - 0.01497), b=3.10 (2.92 - 3.28), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 103 [51, 193] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.649 [0.329, 1.224] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.4 [16.4, 20.1] % ; Omega3 = 0.0869 [, ] g/100g ; Selenium = 19.4 [8.9, 44.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 114 [31, 374] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.99 [1.30, 2.93] mg/100g (wet weight);