Chriolepis vespa Hastings & Bortone, 1981
Wasp goby
Chriolepis vespa
photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  3.8 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 35 - 183 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Guyana.
Diagnosis:  Body yellow with 4 narrow olive bars with intervening saddles; no enlarged scales at caudal fin base.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 January 2014 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pablico, Grace Tolentino - 25.04.01
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 01.08.16

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