Specimen Information

Tridentiger trigonocephalus
Tridentiger trigonocephalus
(Chameleon Goby)
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID162768
GroupMarine Fishes
Common NameChameleon Goby
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityPacific Ocean, Fish Harbor in Los Angeles Harbor
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
HUC10 NameAlamitos Bay-San Pedro Bay
HUC10 Number1807010607
HUC12 NameSan Pedro Bay
HUC12 Number180701060703
Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Reference 1
Ref. Number:618
Author:Haaker, P.
Title:Two asiatic gobiid fishes, Tridentiger trigonocephalus and Acanthogobius flavimanus, in southern California.
Journal:Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
CommentsCaptured at a depth of 3m. One other chameleon goby observed, but not captured.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalScripps Institution of Oceanography
Museum Cat NumberSIO 77-337
VerifierCarl L. Hubbs
Number Collected1
Size70.4 mm SL
Number Preserved1
Number of Breeding Males1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/29/2024].

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