Gobiosoma robustum Ginsburg, 1933
Code goby
photo by Johnson, L.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 1 years
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico coast from southern Texas to Key West, Florida and along the Atlantic coast north to Miami and Cape Canaveral, Florida (Ref. 104557). Reported from Jamaica (Ref. 27228).
Biology:  Adults inhabit seagrass beds and algal mats in very shallow, protected waters. Also found in bays and rivers (Ref. 97140). They prefer fully saline water (Ref. 7251). Salinity ranges from 0.0 to 37.6 (Ref. 97140).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.06.15
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.08.94

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