Coryphopterus thrix Böhlke & Robins, 1960
Bartail goby
Coryphopterus thrix
photo by Guimarães, R. Z. P.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 10 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: southern Florida in USA and the Bahamas (Ref. 7251) to Brazil (Ref. 51894).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits patch reefs (Ref. 5521).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 March 2010 (A3ce) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.08.94

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