Sicydium

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Sicydium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Sicydiinae
Genus: Sicydium
Valenciennes, 1837
Type species
Gobius plumieri
Bloch, 1786
Synonyms
  • Oreogobius Boulenger, 1899
  • Sicya D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1896
  • Sicyosus D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1898

Sicydium is a genus of gobies native to fast-flowing streams and rivers of the Americas (Central America, Mexico, Cocos Island, the Caribbean, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela) with a couple species native to Middle Africa.[1]

Species[edit]

There are currently 16 recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Sicydium in FishBase. June 2013 version.