Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Favonigobius: Latin, favonius = gentle, propicious and Latin, favonianus = the west wind; 1656 + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335). More on author: Bleeker.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; freshwater; brackish; reef-associated; amphidromous (Ref. 59012); depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Subtropical; 0°C -
Western Pacific: Japan, Korean Peninsula, and China (Ref. 559); also in southern Taiwan (Ref. 36073), Australia, Palau Is. (Ref. 37816), and Micronesia (Ref. 59012).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 121534)
Adults inhabit shallow sandy inner reefs and estuaries (Ref. 37816).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 20.4 - 29, mean 28 °C (based on 706 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00646 (0.00356 - 0.01171), b=2.95 (2.80 - 3.10), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.7 ±0.14 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (25 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 84.6 [32.5, 190.1] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.55 [0.72, 3.18] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.8 [16.0, 19.7] % ; Omega3 = 0.412 [0.158, 1.085] g/100g ; Selenium = 12.7 [4.7, 32.8] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 58.2 [11.1, 277.2] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.81 [1.03, 3.38] mg/100g (wet weight);