Coryphopterus venezuelae Cervigón, 1966
photo by Keri Wilk/ReefNet

 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
 Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range - 0 m
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Belize, Panama, Curacao, Venezuela, the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Saba, and Brazil.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 11-11
 Biology:  Found over sand or mud-sand bottoms.
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (A3e) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.12.97
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14

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