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Gobiesox maeandricus.jpg
Gobiesox maeandricus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiesociformes
Family: Gobiesocidae
Subfamily: Gobiesocinae
Genus: Gobiesox
Lacépède, 1800
Type species
Gobiesox cephalus
Lacépède, 1800

Gobiesox is a genus of fish in the family Gobiesocidae found in the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Some species lives in freshwater.[1]


There are currently 30 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Gobiesox in FishBase. October 2016 version.
  2. ^ Hastings, P.A. & Conway, K.W. (2017): Gobiesox lanceolatus, a new species of clingfish (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) from Los Frailes submarine canyon, Gulf of California, Mexico. Zootaxa, 4221 (3): 393-400.