Chestnut goby

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Chestnut goby
Chromogobius quadrivittatus.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Chromogobius
Species: C. quadrivittatus
Binomial name
Chromogobius quadrivittatus
(Steindachner, 1863)
  • Gobius quadrivittatus Steindachner, 1863
  • Gobius depressus quadrivittata Steindachner, 1863
  • Gobius planiceps Bellotti, 1879
  • Gobius depressus Kolombatovic, 1891
  • Chromogobius kryzanowskii Ptchelina, 1939

The chestnut goby (Chromogobius quadrivittatus) is a species of goby found in the Mediterranean and Black Sea.[2] In the Black Sea it is found in the Gulf of Varna, saline lagoons near Abrau, also near Novorossiysk and Sochi.[3] This species occurs in shallow, coastal waters. It can reach a length of 6.6 centimetres (2.6 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ Kovacic, M.; Herler, J. & Williams, J.T. (2014). "Chromogobius quadrivittatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T155226A49086496. Retrieved 23 August 2018. 
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Chromogobius quadrivittatus" in FishBase. June 2013 version.
  3. ^ Smirnov A.I. (1986) Perch-likes (gobiids), scorpionfishes, flatfishes, clingfishes, anglerfishes [in:] Fauna of Ukraine, Vol. 8, No 5, Kiev: Naukova Dumka, 320 pp. (in Russian)