Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Amblyopinae
Etymology: Odontamblyopus: Greek, odous = teeth + Greek,amblys = darkness + Greek, pous = foot (Ref. 45335); rebecca: Named for Rebecca Rootes.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; benthopelagic. Tropical
Northwest Pacific: Viet Nam.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 45316)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 36 - 41;
Vertebrae: 30 - 31. Head and body tan brown; chin with diffused blackish blotch; dorsal surface of head along dorsum to caudal fin dusky brown; midpoint of caudal fin posteriad blackish; other fins translucent. Cycloid scales embedded on head and body, non-imbricated. Eyes rudimentary but distinct, covered by skin. Mouth oblique, with 8 small barbels on underside of chin (small barbels occasionally on juveniles). Pectoral -fin rays free and silk-like (Ref. 45316).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Murdy, E.O. and K. Shibukawa, 2003. Odontamblyopus rebecca, a new species of amblyopine goby from Vietnam with a key to known species of the genus (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae). Zootaxa 138:1-6. (Ref. 45316)
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
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5312 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00724 (0.00312 - 0.01685), b=2.98 (2.78 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.7 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100) .