Specimen Information

Tridentiger trigonocephalus
Tridentiger trigonocephalus
(Chameleon Goby)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID162769
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusTridentiger
Speciestrigonocephalus
Common NameChameleon Goby
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLos Angeles Harbor under Pier 228, Slips D and E
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:618
Author:Haaker, P.
Date:1979
Title:Two asiatic gobiid fishes, Tridentiger trigonocephalus and Acanthogobius flavimanus, in southern California.
Journal:Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
Volume:78
Pages:56-61
CommentsMost specimens were collected from discarded bottles littering the harbor bottom.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNatural History Musuem of Los Angeles Co.
Museum Cat NumberLACM 36989-1
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected15
Year Classadult
Size49.2 mm - 77.3 mm SL
Number Preserved15
Number of Breeding Females3
Number of Breeding Males12


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