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Gobiesox schultzi Briggs, 1951
SMOOTHLIP CLINGFISH
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Gobiesox schultzi
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Gobiesox schultzi

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Overview
Main identification features
  • snout and lips: no papillae
  • dorsal fin long, origin over pectoral
  • grey body and fins
  • pectoral: rays dotted
Body moderately depressed, head well depressed, snout shallow; a large fleshy pad with free rear edge at base of pectoral fin; rear nostril over front edge of eye, front nostril with a medium sized 2-lobed flap; top jaw with irregular outer row of pointed teeth, & a patch of irregular teeth behind them, a row of canines along side; teeth on lower jaw in 2 rows, outer row larger, 3-4 pairs of round-tipped incisors at front, followed by a row of long canines; papillae on head poorly developed, short, none on top lip or tip of snout above top lip; anus nearer anal fin origin than sucker; pectoral 22-23 rays; sucker with 6 rows of papillae across front section, 2 widely spaced patches in center; 1-2 rows across rear section; dorsal fin long, 18-20 rays; anal 9-11 rays; tail 11-12 rays.

Top and sides medium grey; dorsal, tail and anal fins medium grey with lighter ray tips; pectoral clear except for dark dots along each ray; underside light grey. Preserved fish red-brown.

Size: 7.8 cm.

Habitat: rocky bottoms.

Depth: 0-5 m.

Western and northeastern Gulf of California.


Attributes
Abundance: Common.
Cites: Not listed.
Climate Zone: North Temperate (Californian Province &/or Northern Gulf of California); Northern Subtropical (Cortez Province + Sinaloan Gap).
Depth Range Max: 5 m.
Depth Range Min: 0 m.
Diet: mobile benthic worms; mobile benthic gastropods/bivalves; mobile benthic crustacea (shrimps/crabs).
Eastern Pacific Range: Northern limit=31; Southern limit=24; Western limit=-115; Eastern limit=-110; Latitudinal range=7; Longitudinal range=5.
Egg Type: Benthic; Pelagic larva.
Feeding Group: Carnivore.
FishBase Habitat: Demersal.
Global Endemism: Tropical Eastern Pacific (TEP) endemic; East Pacific endemic; All species.
Habitat: Reef associated (reef + edges-water column & soft bottom); Rocks; Reef (rock &/or coral); Reef only.
Inshore Offshore: Inshore; Inshore Only.
IUCN Red List: Not evaluated / Listed.
Length Max: 7.8 cm.
Regional Endemism: Continent; Continent only; TEP endemic; Continental TEP endemic; Cortez province endemic; All species.
Residency: Resident.
Salinity: Marine; Marine Only.
Water Column Position: Bottom; Bottom only;


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References
  • Briggs, J.C., 1951., A review of the clingfishes (Gobiesocidae) of the Eastern Pacific with descriptions of new species., Proceedings of the California Zoological Club, 1:57-108.
  • Briggs, J.C., 1955., A monograph of the clingfishes (Order Xenopterygii)., Stanford Ichthyol. Bull., 6:1-224.
  • Findley, L.T., Hendrickx, M.E., Brusca, R.C., van der Heiden, A.M., Hastings, P.A., Torre, J., 2003., Diversidad de la Macrofauna Marina del Golfo de California, Mexico., CD-ROM versión 1.0. Projecto de la Macrofauna del Golfo .  Derechos reservados de los autores y Conservación Internacional.
  • Galván-Magaña, F., Abitia-Cárdenas, L.A., Rodríguez-Romero, J., Pérez-España, H., Chávez-Ramos, H., 1996., Systematics list of the fishes from Cerralvo island, Baja California Sur, Mexico., Ciencias Marinas, 22:295-311.
  • Galván-Magaña, F., Gutiérrez-Sánchez, F., Abitia-Cárdenas, L.A., Rodríguez-Romero, J., 2000., The distribution and affinities of the shore fishes of the Baja California Sur lagoons. In Aquatic Ecosystems of Mexico: Status and Scope. Eds. M. Manuwar, S.G. Lawrence, I.F. Manuwar & D.F. Malley. Ecovision World Monograph Series., Backhuys Publishers:383-398.
  • Thomson , D.A. , Findley , L.T. and Kerstitch, A.N., 2000., Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez., University of Texas Press(Revised Ed.):353.

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