Gobioides peruanus (Steindachner, 1880)
Peruvian eelgoby
Gobioides peruanus
photo by Allen, G.R.

 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
 Max. size:  45 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; dH range: 8
 Distribution:  Central and South America: Pacific coast from southern Mexico to northern Peru.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-15; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 15-15; Vertebrae: 27-27
 Biology:  Inhabits brackish tidal rivers and fresh water. Found in muddy burrows.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.03.98
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14

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