Tigrigobius dilepis (Robins & Böhlke, 1964)
Orangesided goby
Tigrigobius dilepis
photo by Lavan, J.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 5 - 30 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Bahamas, Grand Cayman, the Lesser Antilles, and the islands off Belize. Recorded from the Gulf of Honduras (Ref. 46821).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits coral formations surrounded by white sand (Ref. 5521). Found singly or in pairs on small coral heads and sponges; also on rocky substrates (Ref. 46821).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 21.02.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.06.15

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