Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: randalli: Named for John E. Randall; patronym in genitive case. More on author: Greenfield.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 3 - 17 m (Ref. 83326). Tropical
Pacific: Fiji, Tahiti and Samoa Islands; Palau specimens .incertae sedis.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83326); 1.7 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8. This species is distinct in having the following characters: D VI+I,8, A I,8; pectoral-fin rays branched, only starting with ray 10 (usually 11 or 12); cephalic sensory-pore system pattern I (complete); absence of fifth segmented pelvic-fin ray; 3-4 branches on fourth pelvic-fin ray, 3-7 segments between branches (usually 3-4); non-fimbriated genital papilla; slightly filamentous dorsal fin; 3 internal dark bars between anal-fin origin and caudal fin; lower half of pectoral-fin base with a distinct dark spot and anterior to the base is a white area (Ref. 83326).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Greenfield, D.W., 2009. Eviota randalli, a new gobiid fish from Oceania. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 60(20):683-687. (Ref. 83326)
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 - 29.4, mean 28 (based on 1120 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00427 - 0.01860), b=3.08 (2.91 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .