Coryphopterus glaucofraenum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum.jpg
Bridled goby resting on Graham's sheet coral (Agaricia grahamae)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Coryphopterus
Species: C. glaucofraenum
Binomial name
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum
T. N. Gill, 1863

Coryphopterus glaucofraenum, the bridled goby, is a species of goby native to the Western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea from North Carolina to Brazil. It can be found on reefs at depths of from 2 to 45 metres (6.6 to 147.6 ft) in areas of white sand. This species can reach a length of 8 centimetres (3.1 in) TL. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Coryphopterus glaucofraenum" in FishBase. June 2013 version.