Mugilogobius rambaiae (Smith, 1945)
Queen of Siam goby
Mugilogobius rambaiae
photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  4.15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia: Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-9; Vertebrae: 26-26. Body greyish, scales with short vertical or curved dark lines, distinct brown oblique shoulder bar present (Ref. 43716). Longitudinal scales 23-28; TRB 8-12; predorsal scales 11-20, small, reaching up to behind eyes, one to several scales sometimes larger than others; scales on body mostly ctenoid; third to fourth dorsal fin spines longest (Ref. 43716). Caudal fin rounded to rectangular (Ref. 43716).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.08.97
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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