Ctenogobius shufeldti

Ctenogobius shufeldti
Freshwater Goby – Ctenogobius shufeldti
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
GobiidaeCtenogobius shufeldti(Jordan and Eigenmann)1887Freshwater Goby

Ctenogobius shufeldti

Unique Characters:  Body color light tan with five dark brown midlateral blotches.  A dark stripe crosses the cheek from the upper jaw to the opercle.  

Similar Species:

Darter Goby
Ctenogobius boleosoma

Tessellated Darter
Etheostoma olmstedi

Ctenogobius boleosoma
Darter Goby – Ctenogobius boleosoma
Etheostoma olmstedi
Tessellated Darter – Etheostoma olmstedi

Darter Goby Ctenogobius boleosoma. Body usually with V-shaped markings on the back under the second dorsal fin. Dark blotches on the head. No dark stripe across the cheek. Dark blotch on upper pectoral fin base.

Tessellated Darter Etheostoma olmstedi. Pelvic fins not fused.

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