Common name of Gobius niger
 
Common name Black goby
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Isle of Man
Locality
Ref. Bruce, J.R., J.S. Colman and N.S. Jones, 1963
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core other fish
1st modifier color pattern(s)
2nd modifier
Remarks 'goby' from Latin 'gobius', i.e., a fish of small value, gudgeon, from Greek 'kõbios' (Ref. 11978); 'black', from Old English 'blæc', of obscure origins but probably related to Latin 'flagrare' and Greek 'phlégein', i.e., burn, from Indo-European 'phleg-, bhleg-' (p. 65 in Ref. 11979).
 
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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