Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobionellinae
Etymology: Mugilogobius: Latin, mugil, -ilis = grey mullet + Latin, gobius = gidgeon (Ref. 45335). More on author: Boulenger.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C - ; 1°S - 3°S, 120°W - 121°W (Ref. 26747)
Asia: Endemic to Lake Poso, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8 - 9;
Vertebrae: 26. Males dark brown to greyish brown, females lighter with narrow bars and mottling on body (Ref. 43716). Head somewhat compressed, profile pointed; TRB 13-17; predorsal scales 17-25, small, and extending forward almost to behind eyes; sensory papillae on head occasionally forming multiple rows on cheeks (Ref. 43716). Caudal fin truncate to rounded posteriorly (Ref. 43716).
Found only in Lake Poso, on silty sand shallows, on mud and gravel substrate, with some aquatic plants present, and also on banks of steep gravel and large limestone rocks (Ref. 43716). Feeds on small fishes and insect larvae (Ref. 43716).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Larson, H.K., 2001. A revision of the gobiid fish genus Mugilogobius (Teleostei: Gobioidei), and its systematic placement. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. (Suppl. No. 62):1-233. (Ref. 43716)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: highly commercial
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00444 - 0.02358), b=3.05 (2.86 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.8 ±0.62 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tm>1).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): High vulnerability (65 of 100) .