Teleostei (teleosts) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Lesueurigobius: From Charles Alexandre Leueur, painter that travelled with the scientific expeditons of Nicolas Baudin (1880-1804) in the ships "Géographe" and "Naturaliste" (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Risso.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 337 m (Ref. 56504). Subtropical; 46°N - 20°N, 19°W - 36°E
Eastern Atlantic: Morocco and Canary Islands; Mediterranean.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 53342)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Distinguished by the following characteristics: nape naked and antero-dorsal longitudinal neuromast rows of the lateral line system distinct (Ref. 86376)
Found inshore (Ref. 4696). Up to depth of 230 m (Ref. 04696) but from 322-337 in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref. 56504).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Miller, P.J., 1986. Gobiidae. p. 1019-1085. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Volume 3. UNESCO, Paris. (Ref. 4696)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201
): 13.3 - 18, mean 14.7 °C (based on 141 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5312 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00617 (0.00365 - 0.01041), b=2.99 (2.84 - 3.14), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.50 se; based on food items.
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 = 258 [117, 623] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.49 [0.71, 3.20] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.8 [15.8, 19.5] % ; Omega3 = 0.324 [0.130, 0.673] g/100g ; Selenium = 28.8 [11.7, 67.7] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 22.5 [5.8, 88.8] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.28 [0.79, 2.03] mg/100g (wet weight);