Odontamblyopus rubicundus (Hamilton, 1822)
Odontamblyopus rubicundus
photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Amblyopinae
Max. size:  33.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: India, Myanmar and Bangladesh. This species is not found in Indonesia, the Philippines or Ariake Sound.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 34-41; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 32-39; Vertebrae: 27-27. Eyes rudimentary but distinct, covered by skin. Mouth oblique. Several short barbels may be present on underside of chin. Pectoral -fin rays free and silk-like. Three anal fin pterygiophores preceding first haemal spine. Cycloid scales embedded on head and body. Caudal fin very long (Ref. 45323).
Biology:  Occurs in coastal waters and estuaries (Ref. 4833).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 June 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.06.95
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 19.07.21
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 30.08.96

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