Gobius tropicus

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Gobius tropicus
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Gobius
Species: G. tropicus
Binomial name
Gobius tropicus
Osbeck, 1765

Gobius tropicus is a species of fish currently classified in the Gobiidae family. It is native the Atlantic waters around Ascension Island. The actual taxonomic position of this species is uncertain and it is suspected that it is not even a goby.[1]


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