Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal. Temperate; 48°N - 42°N, 27°E - 42°E
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 4696)
Black Sea: North, and parts of Sea of Azov.
Restricted to brackish water habitats. Endemic to Black and Caspian Seas (Ref. 92840). Found inshore, on pebbles or gravel, and also some offshore banks; migrates to shallows in spring (Ref. 4696). Eggs deposited under and between stones (Ref. 4696).
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. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00267 - 0.01297), b=3.13 (2.94 - 3.32), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=2;).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .