Shimofuri goby

The Shimofuri goby lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

shimofuri goby and not the chameleon goby (Fleming, personal communication). Therefore, it is actually the shimofuri goby that eats the eggs of the chameleon goby. Meng et al. More

The Shimofuri goby has become widely distributed in the San Francisco estuary but is most common in shallow water areas with complex arrangements of rocks, tulle root masses, logs, and other debris providing cover and mating territories. More

The shimofuri goby (Tridentiger bifasciatus), which is native to Asian estuaries, was recently introduced to the San Francisco Estuary, California, USA. We conducted gut content analyses to examine the goby’s feeding ecology in this highly invaded estuary. More

little-known Japanese fish, the shimofuri goby, that is invading California. The focus of my dissertation research was to predict the likely effects of this invasion. More

of the shimofuri goby is unlikely to be curbed by behavioral interactions with these species. More

The shimofuri goby was introduced into the San Francisco Bay/Estuary in the mid 1980's. It appears be confined to the brackish to freshwater regions of the Bay and Delta. More

shimofuri goby, inland silverside, and striped bass, were the most commonly collected species. San Francisco Bay's tidal marsh fish communities have changed substantially over the past 20-30 years. More

Hence, it is the shimofuri goby that is affected (Nico and Fuller, 2004). More

Some invaders, such as the shimofuri goby, appear to have had no major effects on the native biota but could invade estuaries elsewhere via the California aqueduct and then compete with and prey on the endangered tidewater goby. More

Thumbnail image of Shimofuri goby - female adult, Tridentiger trigonocephalus, (Reclamation photograph by Ren More

Common names

Gestreifte Grundel in German (Deutsch)
Shimofuri goby in English
Shimofuri-shimahaze in Japanese (日本語)
двухполосый трехзубый бычок in Russian (русский язык)
双带缟鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
双带缟鰕虎鱼 in Unknown
雙帶縞鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
雙帶縞鰕虎魚 in Unknown
민물두줄망둑 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Tridentiger
Species : Tridentiger bifasciatus
Authority : Steindachner, 1881