Gobioides broussonnetii

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
GobiidaeGobioides broussonnetiiLacep├Ęde1800Violet Goby

Gobioides broussonnetii

Unique Characters: Dorsal fins long and continuous. Body elongate and slender. 25-30 dark chevron-like markings on sides. Eyes very small (< 10% of head length). Pelvic fins completely united to form a round sucking disc.

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.