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Lethops connectens Hubbs & Hubbs 1926


Currently Accepted Name: Lethops connectens Hubbs & Hubbs 1926

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Acanthopterygii
Series : Percomorpha
Order : Perciformes
Suborder : Gobioidei
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Lethops
Species : connectens

Selected Name

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Name: Lethops connectens
Author: Hubbs & Hubbs 1926
Genus: Lethops
Species: connectens

Current Name

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Current Name: Lethops connectens
Current Author: Hubbs & Hubbs 1926
Current Genus: Lethops
Current Species: connectens
Current Summary: Lethops connectens Hubbs & Hubbs 1926 Gobiidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Lethops connectens
Original Author: Hubbs & Hubbs 1926
Original Genus Species: Lethops connectens
Original Genus: Lethops
Original Species: connectens

Original Description

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Original Name:Lethops connectens Hubbs & Hubbs 1926
Reference: [ref. 2234]
Journal Acronym: OPMZUM
Journal: Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan
Article: Notes on the gobioid fishes of California, with descriptions of two new genera.
Citation: No. 169
Pages: 1-6
Drawings: Pl. 1
Text Page: 5
Illustrations: Pl. 1
Type Locality: Carmel Bay, California, U.S.A.
Primary Type: Holotype: UMMZ 63281
Types: Paratypes: UMMZ 63282 (2).


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* Valid as Lethops connectens Hubbs 1926.

Eschmeyer & Herald 1983 - [ref. 9277] - A field guide to Pacific Coast fishes of North America. Peterson Field Guide Series. Page: 263

Nelson et al. 2004 - [ref. 27807] - Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Sixth Edition. American Fisheries Society, Special Publ. 29. Bethesda, Maryland. Page: 172

Proudlove 2006 - [ref. 28992] - Subterranean fishes of the World. An account of the subterranean (hypogean) fishes described up to 2003 with a bibliography 1541-2004. International Society for Subterrnaean Biology, Moulis. Page: 269

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Salt
Habitat: demersal - Adults hide among rocks and kelp holdfasts. Young are often in schools in kelp canopy.
Depth Range: No depth range available.
Distribution: Eastern Pacific.


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Maximum Length: 64mm(TL)
2.52" (TL)


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Lethops connectens Hubbs & Hubbs 1926
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Common Names

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Common NameUsed InLanguage
Halfblind gobyFishWiseEnglish
Halfblind gobyUSAEnglish
halfblind gobyAFSEnglish
Kelp gobyUSAEnglish
gobio sargaceroAFSSpanish

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Distribution of Lethops connectens

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