Barbulifer ceuthoecus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1884)
Bearded goby
Barbulifer ceuthoecus
photo by Johnson, L.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 5 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and the Bahamas south to Santa Catarina, Brazil (Ref. 57756).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-9
Biology:  Found near the water's edge on rubble bottoms (Ref. 7251). Also found in coral reefs with clear water (Ref. 13628).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.08.94

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