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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiesociformes
Family: Gobiesocidae Clingfishes and singleslits
Subfamily: Gobiesocinae
Genus: Gobiesox

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Gobiesox adustus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Gobiesox adustus
[Panamic clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox aethus
[Clarion clingfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gobiesox barbatulus Starks, 1913

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Gobiesox barbatulus
[Lappetlip clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox canidens
[Socorro clingfish]



Central and South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède, 1800

Photo by Photo by Thode, K.
 
Gobiesox cephalus
[Clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox crassicorpus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific.

Gobiesox daedaleus Briggs, 1951

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Gobiesox daedaleus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm TL

 
Gobiesox eugrammus
[Lined clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Gobiesox fluviatilis
[Mountain clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Gobiesox fulvus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Gobiesox juniperoserrai
[Peninsular clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Gobiesox juradoensis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Gobiesox lucayanus Briggs, 1963

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Gobiesox lucayanus
[Bahama skilletfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Gobiesox maeandricus (Girard, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Love, M.
 
Gobiesox maeandricus
[Northern clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Gobiesox marijeanae
[Lonely clingfish]



Southeast Pacific to Sout
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Gobiesox marmoratus Jenyns, 1842

Photo by Photo by Muñoz, G.
 
Gobiesox marmoratus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Gobiesox mexicanus
[Mexican clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox milleri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Gobiesox multitentaculus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Gobiesox nigripinnis
[Blackfinned clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Gobiesox papillifer Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gobiesox papillifer
[Bearded clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Gobiesox pinniger
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Gobiesox potamius
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Gobiesox punctulatus (Poey, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Gobiesox punctulatus
[Stippled clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Gobiesox rhessodon
[California clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox schultzi
[Smoothlip clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox stenocephalus
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gobiesox strumosus Cope, 1870

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Gobiesox strumosus
[Skilletfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Gobiesox woodsi (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Gobiesox woodsi
[Woods' clingfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gobiesox adustus Panamic clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 TL 1882
Gobiesox aethus Clarion clingfish Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox barbatulus Lappetlip clingfish Western Atlantic 8 TL 1913
Gobiesox canidens Socorro clingfish Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox cephalus Clingfish Central and South America 15 SL 1800
Gobiesox crassicorpus Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox daedaleus Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox eugrammus Lined clingfish Eastern Pacific 5.7 TL 1955
Gobiesox fluviatilis Mountain clingfish Central America 5.9 SL 1960
Gobiesox fulvus Central America 9.1 SL 1907
Gobiesox juniperoserrai Peninsular clingfish North America 10.5 SL 1996
Gobiesox juradoensis South America 11.5 SL 1944
Gobiesox lucayanus Bahama skilletfish Western Atlantic 6 TL 1963
Gobiesox maeandricus Northern clingfish Eastern Pacific 16 TL 1858
Gobiesox marijeanae Lonely clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.4 SL 1960
Gobiesox marmoratus Southeast Pacific to Sout 8.9 TL 1842
Gobiesox mexicanus Mexican clingfish North America 6.9 SL 1960
Gobiesox milleri Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Gobiesox multitentaculus South America 6.3 SL 1951
Gobiesox nigripinnis Blackfinned clingfish Western Central Atlantic 6 SL 1859
Gobiesox papillifer Bearded clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.7 TL 1890
Gobiesox pinniger Eastern Central Pacific 10.2 SL 1890
Gobiesox potamius Central America 8 SL 1955
Gobiesox punctulatus Stippled clingfish Western Atlantic 6.3 TL 1876
Gobiesox rhessodon California clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 6.4 TL 1881
Gobiesox schultzi Smoothlip clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 1951
Gobiesox stenocephalus Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Gobiesox strumosus Skilletfish Western Atlantic 8 TL 1870
Gobiesox woodsi Woods' clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 4.8 TL 1944



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