Elacatinus xanthiprora

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
Gobiidae Elacatinus xanthiprora(Böhlke and Robins)1968Yellowprow Goby

Elacatinus xanthiprora

Unique Characters: Yellow stripe from eye to caudal fin (pale in preserved specimens). Yellow rectangle from tip of snout to interorbital. Upper part of iris yellow. No scales on body.

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.