Crested goby

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Author: Brian Gratwicke Permission (

The Crested goby lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

The Crested Goby is one of my favorite native tropical species. Although they are rare to non-existent in the hobby, these fish are quite content in the home aquarium. More

> > > underwater Basset Hound, the Crested Goby is an > > absolute joy to keep in > > the > > > home aquarium. > > > > > > Native to Bermuda, Fla. More

The Crested Goby is a fish of the western Atlantic Ocean. They inhabit Bermuda, Florida, Bahamas Southward to central South America. Prefered habitat is tidal creeks, mangroves and other quiet, fresh to fully saline coastal waters. More

Common names

Crested goby in English
crested-goby in English
Gobio in sp
Gobio encrestado in Spanish (español)
gobio gallo in Spanish (español)
gobio-crestado in sp
Helttatokko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
鯉形冠鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鲤形冠鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Lophogobius
Species : Lophogobius cyprinoides
Authority : Pallas, 1770