Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Callogobius: Greek, kalos, kallos = beautiful + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); albipunctatus: Name from Latin 'albus' for white and 'punctatus' meaning spotted, referring to the many white small spots on the body and fins.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 6 - 15 m (Ref. 124175), usually - m (Ref. ). Subtropical; 0°C -
Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 124175)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 7;
Vertebrae: 26. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: longitudinal row scales 25-29; transverse row scales 8-10; predorsal scales 7-11; posterior margin of pelvic fins is concave, the fourth ray is the longest, frenum low, connecting membrane 66.2-79.7% of pelvic fin length; cephalic sensory canal pores B’D(s)FH’; Row 16 comprising 10R + 1P; with Row 20; pectoral, pelvic, and caudal fns with white or light spots (Ref. 124175).
Found under deeply accumulated coral rubble in 6 to 15 m depth (Ref. 124175).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Akihito and Y. Ikeda, 2021. Descriptions of two new species of Callogobius (Gobiidae) found in Japan. Ichthyological Research (online):1-14. (Ref. 124175)
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
= No PD50 data [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
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .