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Gobiesox rupestris Poey, 1860
Synonym for Tomicodon rupestris Poey, 1860
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Gobiesox; Species: rupestris; Original reference
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  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, gobius = gudgeon + Esox, the old name for "pike" (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
From the Latin rupestris, meaning rocky or of rocks, presumably referring to the rocky surge-zone habitat of this species (Ref. 50106).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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