Elacatinus xanthiprora (Böhlke & Robins, 1968)
Yellowprow goby
Elacatinus xanthiprora
photo by Flescher, D.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 7 - 26 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: North Carolina and southern Florida in USA and Jamaica to Central America.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Lives in tubular sponges. Also found in coral reefs; depths of 18-25 m (Ref. 26938).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.08.94

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