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

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Coryphopterus alloides Böhlke & Robins, 1960

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Coryphopterus alloides
[Barfin goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Coryphopterus dicrus Böhlke & Robins, 1960

Photo by Photo by Itriago, H.
 
Coryphopterus dicrus
[Colon goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Coryphopterus eidolon Böhlke & Robins, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coryphopterus eidolon
[Pallid goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum
[Bridled goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Coryphopterus hyalinus Böhlke & Robins, 1962

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Coryphopterus hyalinus
[Glass goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Coryphopterus kuna Victor, 2007

Photo by Photo by Meldonian, S.
 
Coryphopterus kuna
[Kuna goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Coryphopterus lipernes Böhlke & Robins, 1962

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Coryphopterus lipernes
[Peppermint goby]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Coryphopterus personatus (Jordan & Thompson, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Itriago, H.
 
Coryphopterus personatus
[Masked goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Coryphopterus punctipectophorus Springer, 1960

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Coryphopterus punctipectophorus
[Spotted goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Coryphopterus thrix Böhlke & Robins, 1960

Photo by Photo by Guimarães, R. Z. P.
 
Coryphopterus thrix
[Bartail goby]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Coryphopterus tortugae (Jordan, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Ryan, P.
 
Coryphopterus tortugae
[Patch-reef goby]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Coryphopterus urospilus Ginsburg, 1938

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Coryphopterus urospilus
[Redlight goby]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Coryphopterus venezuelae Cervigón, 1966

Photo by Photo by Keri Wilk/ReefNet
 
Coryphopterus venezuelae
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Coryphopterus alloides Barfin goby Western Atlantic 4 TL 1960
Coryphopterus dicrus Colon goby Western Atlantic 5 TL 1960
Coryphopterus eidolon Pallid goby Western Atlantic 6 TL 1960
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum Bridled goby Western Atlantic 8 TL 1863
Coryphopterus hyalinus Glass goby Western Atlantic 2.5 TL 1962
Coryphopterus kuna Kuna goby Western Atlantic 1.7 SL 2007
Coryphopterus lipernes Peppermint goby Western Atlantic 3 TL 1962
Coryphopterus personatus Masked goby Western Central Atlantic 4 TL 1905
Coryphopterus punctipectophorus Spotted goby Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1960
Coryphopterus thrix Bartail goby Western Atlantic 5 TL 1960
Coryphopterus tortugae Patch-reef goby Western Central Atlantic 4.1 SL 1904
Coryphopterus urospilus Redlight goby Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1938
Coryphopterus venezuelae Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1966



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