Coryphopterus punctipectophorus

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
GobiidaeCoryphopterus punctipectophorusSpringer1960Spotted Goby

Coryphopterus punctipectophorus

Unique Characters: Pelvic fins united by a shallow membrane. Whitish to blueish white with a series of orange brown blotches on sides. Several dark-margined lines extend from snout through eyes to below first dorsal fin. Lower pectoral-fin base with a distinct dark spot. Dorsal fins banded. Caudal fin spotted (Kells and Carpenter 2011).

Similar Species: None

Reference: Ross, S.W., and F.C. Rohde. 2004. The gobioid fishes of North Carolina (Pisces: Gobioidei). Bulletin of Marine Science 74:287-323.