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Bryaninops ridens  Smith, 1959

Ridens goby
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
More on author: Smith.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 6 - 30 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 24°S

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Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Fiji (Ref. 10708) and Tonga (Ref. 53797), north to the Yaeyama Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef. Ulithi in Micronesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 89154)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7 - 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8. Dorsal-fin rays VI + I,8 (rarely I,7); anal-fin rays I,8; pectoral-fin rays usually 13 or 14; body naked anterior to rear base of first dorsal fin, the longitudinal scale count 31–37 (mean scale count 33); body depth at origin of anal fin 13.3–17.5% SL; body progressively compressed posteriorly; head width greater than head depth and broader ventrally; snout length shorter than orbit diameter; gill opening extending forward to or anterior to posterior margin of preopercle; no canine tooth at side of lower jaw; caudal fin truncate to slightly rounded; pelvic fins short, round, and cup-like, the pelvic spines short; body translucent greenish yellow, the skeletal features of body visible; head and abdomen yellowish green with numerous black dots; a yellowish green band with black dots from eye to eye across front of snout and enclosing nostrils; red of gill filaments visible through operculum; fins translucent; iris dusky yellowish green with a broad inner white circle. A small species, the largest specimen 17.8 mm SL (Ref. 89154).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs and found on large Porites knoll and branching Millepora.

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Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00418 - 0.01902), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .