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Coryphopterus glaucofraenum Spotted goby


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lexID:
10320 
AphiaID:
159736 
Scientific:
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum 
German:
Glasgrundel 
English:
Spotted Goby  
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Coryphopterus (Genus) > glaucofraenum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gill, 1863 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, South America, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
1 - 61 Meter 
Size:
2.76" - 3.15" (7,5cm - 8cm) 
Temperature:
- (°C - 24,3°C) 
Food:
Copepods, Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-12 20:14:11 

Husbandry

Springer, 1960

Coryphopterus glaucofraenum is found on sand around bases of coral and rocky reefs in a depth of 1 to 61 meters.
The Spotted goby inhabits clear white sandy areas near deep reefs and grassy and rocky areas and is described as common throughout most of the Caribbean.

Source: IUCN Red List / Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobioidei (Suborder) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Coryphopterus (Genus) > Coryphopterus punctipectophorus (Species)

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