Cryptopsilotris batrachodes (Böhlke, 1963)
Toadfish goby
Cryptopsilotris batrachodes
photo by Van Tassell, J.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  1.9 cm SL (male/unsexed); 1.6 cm (female)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 8 - 50 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Bahamas, Cuba (Ref. 26340), and Belize.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished by the following characteristics: small; lack scales; possess VII spines in the first dorsal; no head or opercle pores; ventral fins completely separate (Ref. 92840).
Biology:  Inhabits sandy bottoms in coral-reef habitats (Ref. 92840).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 March 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 21.02.96
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 10.01.17

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