Gobiosoma

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Gobiosoma
Captured naked goby.jpg
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
Synonyms

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.

Species[edit]

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:

References[edit]

  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.