Specimen Information

Tridentiger trigonocephalus
Tridentiger trigonocephalus
(Chameleon Goby)
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID162770
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 Day22
Collection Month9
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
CommentsThe larger male and the female, together with a clutch of 300 eggs, were collected from and aluminum beer can.
Record TypeLiterature
Number Collected3
Year Classadult
Size44 mm - 78 mm SL
Number of Breeding Females1
Number of Breeding Males2


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