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Evermannia zosterura
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Evermannia
D. S. Jordan, 1895
Type species
Gobiosoma zosterurum
D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1882

Evermannia is a genus of gobies native to the eastern central Pacific Ocean coast of the Americas from Baja California to Panama. The genus name honours the American ichthyologist Barton Warren Evermann (1853–1932).[1]


There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ Christopher Scharpf; Kenneth J. Lazara (29 May 2018). "Order GOBIIFORMES: Family GOBIIDAE (d-h)". The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Evermannia in FishBase. June 2013 version.