Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Callogobius: Greek, kalos, kallos = beautiful + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Eastern Indian Ocean: Middle Andamans.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83985)
Morphology | Morphometrics
(total): 6 - 7;
soft rays: 10. This species is distinguished by the following characters: very minute cycloid scales throughout the body; 70 scales in longitudinal series and pointed teeth on jaws arranged in several rows (Ref.83984); characterized further by having generally brown body color with 3-4 darker bands across side; mottled or spotted fins; completely united pelvic fins with well-developed frenum, reaching nearly to anus; pointed caudal fin; head and body with cycloid scales; presence of predorsal scales; head with prominent papillae ridges; depth of body 7.4 in SL (Ref. 90102).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Menon, A.G.K. and T.K. Chatterjee, 1974. Callogobius andamanensis, a new gobioid fish from Curlow Island, Middle Andamans, with key to species of Callogobius of the seas of India and Malay Archipelago. Current Science 43(4):126-128. (Ref. 83985)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00332 - 0.01511), b=3.08 (2.90 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.2 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (13 of 100) .