Glossogobius circumspectus (Macleay, 1883)
Circumspect goby
Glossogobius circumspectus
photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia and Oceania: Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and New Guinea. Also known from Japan (Ref. 96269).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in brackish waters of tidal creeks and river mouths, usually among mangroves. Penetrates the lower reaches of freshwater streams within about 10 kilometers of the sea. Rests on mud, sand or gravel bottoms (Ref. 44894). Also Ref. 58652.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 07 November 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 27.08.96
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 13.04.18

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