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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae Gobies
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Chriolepis

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)
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Eastern Central Pacific

 
Chriolepis atrimelum
[Black-cheek goby]
No picture found
Western Atlantic

 
Chriolepis benthonis
[Deepwater goby]
No picture found
Caribbean
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Chriolepis bilix
[Thread-spined goby]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.

Eastern Central Pacific

Chriolepis cuneata Bussing, 1990

Photo by Van Tassell, J.
 
Chriolepis cuneata
[Rail goby]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Chriolepis dialepta Bussing, 1990

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Chriolepis dialepta
[White-starred goby]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Chriolepis fisheri Herre, 1942

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Chriolepis fisheri
[Translucent goby]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Chriolepis lepidota
[Pretty goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm TL
Chriolepis minutillus Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chriolepis minutillus
[Rubble goby]
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Western Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Chriolepis roosevelti
[Roosevelt's goby]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Chriolepis semisquamata (Rutter, 1904)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chriolepis semisquamata
[Secret goby]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Chriolepis tagus
[Mystery goby]

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.8 cm NG
Chriolepis vespa Hastings & Bortone, 1981

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.
 
Chriolepis vespa
[Wasp goby]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Chriolepis zebra Ginsburg, 1938

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Chriolepis zebra
[Gecko goby]
13 Species of Family Gobiidae
Subfamily: Gobiinae with Genus Chriolepis
(Gobies)
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chriolepis atrimelum Black-cheek goby Eastern Central Pacific
Chriolepis benthonis Deepwater goby Western Atlantic
Chriolepis bilix Thread-spined goby Caribbean 3.2 SL
Chriolepis cuneata Rail goby Eastern Central Pacific
Chriolepis dialepta White-starred goby Eastern Central Pacific
Chriolepis fisheri Translucent goby Western Central Atlantic 2.5 TL
Chriolepis lepidota Pretty goby Southeast Pacific
Chriolepis minutillus Rubble goby Eastern Central Pacific 3.2 TL
Chriolepis roosevelti Roosevelt's goby Western Central Atlantic. 6.1 SL
Chriolepis semisquamata Secret goby Eastern Central Pacific 6.3 TL
Chriolepis tagus Mystery goby Southeast Pacific 1.6 SL
Chriolepis vespa Wasp goby Western Atlantic 3.8 NG
Chriolepis zebra Gecko goby Eastern Central Pacific 4.4 TL



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