Lepidogobius lepidus (Girard, 1858)
Bay goby
Lepidogobius lepidus
photo by Bauder, C.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobionellinae
Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 7 years
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 201 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Welcome Harbor, northern British Columbia, Canada to Isla Cedros, central Baja California, Mexico.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-18; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 15-16. Caudal ovally rounded, large.
Biology:  Found mostly on mud bottom; from intertidal to 201 m depth. Oviparous (Ref. 56079). Eggs are found attached to the walls of burrows (Ref. 56079).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 23.01.06
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.07.94

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