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Gobiosoma bosc
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Gobiosoma
Girard, 1858
Type species
Gobiosoma molestum
Girard, 1858

Enypnias Jordan & Evermann, 1898 [1]
Garmannia Jordan & Evermann, 1895
Gerhardinus Meek & Hildebrand, 1928

Gobiosoma is a genus of gobies native to fresh, brackish and marine waters of the Americas.


Several additional species were formerly included in this Gobiosoma, but these have been moved to Elacatinus and Tigrigobius. There are currently 18 recognized species in Gobiosoma:


  1. ^ a b c Tornabene, L. & Van Tassell, J.L. (2014): Redescription of the goby genus Gobiosoma (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Gobiosomatini), with the synonymy of the genus Enypnias. Journal of Natural History, 48 (23-24): 1413-1437.
  2. ^ a b Van Tassell, J.L., Joyeux, J.-C., Macieira, R.M. & Tornabene, L. (2015): Status of Gobiosoma (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Brazil: description of a new species, redescription of G. hemigymnum, molecular phylogeny of the genus, and key to Atlantic species. Zootaxa, 4007 (4): 451–480.