Gobius tropicus

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Gobius tropicus
Black goby is Pictured
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Gobius
G. tropicus
Binomial name
Gobius tropicus
Osbeck, 1765

Gobius tropicus is a species of fish currently classified in the family Gobiidae. 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; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2013). "Gobius tropicus" in FishBase. June 2013 version.