Oxyurichthys stigmalophius (Mead & Böhlke, 1958)
Spotfin goby
Oxyurichthys stigmalophius
photo by Abgarian, C.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  16.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 2 - 60 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Florida, Bahamas and southern Gulf of Mexico to Suriname.
Biology:  Inhabits sand and mud bottoms. Shares burrow with alpheid shrimp.
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: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.08.94

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