Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Acentrogobius: Greek, a = without + Greek, kentron = sting + Latin gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); moloanus: Named after its type locality, Molo, Iloilo, Panay I., Philippines..
More on author: Herre.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; demersal. Tropical
Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Philippines, Indonesia (Ref. 559) and Papua New Guinea (Ref. 6771). Occurs in the Mekong delta and probably ascends to the upper edge of the tidal zone in Cambodia (Ref. 12693).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 125282); max. published weight: 5.90 g (Ref. 125282)
Occurs along tidal rivers and along coastlines. Feeds on small fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 12693).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Rainboth, W.J., 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO species identification field guide for fishery purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p. (Ref. 12693)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201
): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28.6 °C (based on 2118 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00631 (0.00318 - 0.01253), b=3.13 (2.97 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 4.2 ±0.73 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).