Gobioides broussonnetii

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
GobiidaeGobioides broussonnetiiLacep├Ęde1800Violet Goby

Gobioides broussonnetii

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

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.

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