Chriolepis atrimelum Bussing, 1997
Black-cheek goby
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Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 137 - 146 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Isla del Coco.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 11-11; Vertebrae: 27-27. A large species of Chriolepis with a depressed head, body completely scaled and three long filamentous dorsal fin spines on the male holotype; dorsal fin VII-12; anal fin 11; pectoral fin 20/20; total gill rakers 9; a vertically oval black blotch on opercle; pelvic fins black.
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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