Acentrogobius nebulosusis commonly referred to as Shadow goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic.
Acentrogobius nebulosus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Acentrogobius nebulosus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!
Caution: The Shadow goby is poisonous to eat!
The Toxin is concentrated in the skin.
Contains 28.7 µg/g tetrodotoxin in the internal organs while the flesh holds 1.7 µg/g
The goby is found over silty and muddy bottoms around inner reefs and is is also common in mangroves and enter estuaries and rivers.