Coryphopterus venezuelae Cervigón, 1966
photo by Keri Wilk/ReefNet

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 0 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Belize, Panama, Curacao, Venezuela, the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Saba, and Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 11-11
Biology:  Found over sand or mud-sand bottoms.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 22 March 2011 (A3e) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.12.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14

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