Ophiocara porocephala, Northern mud gudgeon : aquarium

Ophiocara porocephala (Valenciennes 1837)

Northern mud gudgeon
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> Gobiiformes (Gobies) > Butidae (Marine gudgeons) > Butinae
Etymology: Ophiocara: Greek, ophis = serpent + Greek, kara = face (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Valenciennes.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina; sötvatten; brackvatten bottenlevande; amfidrom (Ref. 59012); djupintervall 0 - 5 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical; 20°C - 30°C (Ref. 2060)

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Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to the Philippines, north to the Ryukyu Islands (Ref. 559), south to Australia and New Caledonia (Ref. 13235).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 34.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5493); common length : 20.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2847)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 7; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8-9; Taggstrålar i analfenan 1; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 7. Head and body dark; 2nd dorsal and caudal spotted; juveniles with irregular crossbars (Ref. 5493).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults occur in brackish estuaries, river mouths and freshwater creeks (Ref. 2847, 48637, 44894). Found in the lower courses of rivers, often upstream from the tidal zone (Ref. 12693). Young are usually found while wading in rocky creeks near the coast (Ref. 2847). Marketed fresh (Ref. 12693).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Maugé, L.A., 1986. Eleotridae. p. 389-398. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MARC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 6802)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 30 June 2016

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28.5 °C (based on 2830 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00813 (0.00446 - 0.01481), b=2.97 (2.80 - 3.14), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.55 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .