Tigrigobius macrodon (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1928)
Tiger goby
Tigrigobius macrodon
photo by Cox, C.

 Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
 Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 0 - 7 m
 Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: southern Florida in USA (Ref. 7251) to northern South America.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-13; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 9-11. 13 dark bands narrower than pale interspaces (Ref. 26938).
 Biology:  Inhabits rock faces and tide pools (often under red algae), pilings and surfaces of large sponges.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.08.94

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