Specimen Information

Tridentiger trigonocephalus
Tridentiger trigonocephalus
(Chameleon Goby)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29775
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusTridentiger
Speciestrigonocephalus
Common NameChameleon Goby
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLos Angeles Harbor
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
CommentsNative to Amur River, China, Korea, and Japan. Initial introduction into San Francisco Bay may have been as fertilized eggs on the introduced Japanese oyster, Crassotrea gigas
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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