Specimen Information

Tridentiger trigonocephalus
Tridentiger trigonocephalus
(Chameleon Goby)
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID162769
GroupMarine Fishes
Common NameChameleon Goby
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLos Angeles Harbor under Pier 228, Slips D and E
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year1977
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
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
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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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/2/2024].

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