Gobiesox punctulatus (Poey, 1876)
Stippled clingfish
Gobiesox punctulatus
photo by Cox, C.

 Family:  Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits), subfamily: Gobiesocinae
 Max. size:  6.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Bahamas and Texas, Florida, (USA) to northern South America. Antilles, Belize, Honduras, Grand Cayman, Isla de Providencia, Panama, Venezuela (Ref. 26938).
 Diagnosis:  No lobes on upper lip (Ref. 26938).
 Biology:  Most common on limestone rocks and ledges in clear shallow water.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Pablico, Grace Tolentino - 15.04.98
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.08.94

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