Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Gobiidae
(Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Coryphopterus: Greek, koryphe = summit + Greek, pteron = fin, wing (Ref. 45335).
More on authors: Böhlke & Robins.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 6 - 30 m (Ref. 9710). Tropical
Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and Bahamas to the Lesser Antilles (Ref. 7251). Has occasionally been recorded in northeastern Brazil (Ref. 84211).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7251)
(total): 6 - 7;
soft rays: 8 - 9. Translucent gray with a narrow yellow stripe, faintly edged with dusky pigment, extending posteriorly from eye, and small yellow or dusky yellow spots or short bands on snout, cheek and anteriorly on body; a row of small faint yellow spots dorsally on body (Ref. 13442).
Inhabits reef areas deeper than 6 m.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 26.4 - 28.2, mean 27.5 °C (based on 597 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00473 - 0.02214), b=3.03 (2.85 - 3.21), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.0 ±0.00 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 160 [75, 343] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.11 [0.63, 2.03] mg/100g ; Protein = 18 [16, 20] % ; Omega3 = 0.145 [0.065, 0.270] g/100g ; Selenium = 24.5 [11.2, 51.7] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 70.9 [16.8, 273.8] μg/100g ; Zinc = 2.46 [1.44, 4.01] mg/100g (wet weight);