Gobiesox rhessodon Smith, 1881
California clingfish
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 Family:  Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits), subfamily: Gobiesocinae
 Max. size:  6.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 11 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Pismo Beach in central California, USA to central Baja California, Mexico.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 9-10; Vertebrae: 28-29. Branchiostegal rays: 6 (Ref. 36496).
 Biology:  Found in intertidal and shallow subtidal areas (Ref. 36496). Oviparous, with planktonic larvae (Ref. 36496). Eggs are attached under rocks and cobble and guarded by a parent (Ref. 36496).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.11.00
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.07.94

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