Tomicodon rupestris (Poey, 1860)
photo by Johnson, L.

Family:  Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits), subfamily: Gobiesocinae
Max. size:  2.73 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 3 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Grand Cayman, Belize, Honduras, and San AndrĂ©s Island, Colombia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-10; Anal soft rays: 6-9; Vertebrae: 30-33
Biology:  Collected from rocky shallow surge zones (Ref. 50106).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 March 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.01.04

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