Barbulifer pantherinus (Pellegrin, 1901)
Panther goby
Barbulifer pantherinus
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  5.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 32 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California.
Diagnosis:  Characterized by the presence of barbels on the head and complete absence of scales (Ref. 92840).
Biology:  Cryptic species; usually found hiding under rocks or near the base of sponges or algae, reaches depths of 32 m (Ref. 92840).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 May 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.02.98
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 16.07.13

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