Brachygobius aggregatus Herre, 1940
Schooling bumblebee goby
photo by FAO

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  4.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong to the Philippines.
Biology:  Inhabits very shallow water of flowing streams, canals ditches and marshes (Ref. 12693). Occurs from completely freshwater habitats downstream to brackish waters of the estuarine zone (Ref. 12693). Prefers areas of considerable plant growth (Ref. 12693). Feeds on zooplankton (Ref. 12693). Not seen in markets (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 27 August 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.07.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 13.08.01

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