Naked goby

The Naked goby lives in the demersal, brackish, marine environment.

The naked goby is a small fish with no scales and is smooth to the touch. Life History and Behavior Of all the temperate species of goby, the naked goby is the most abundant in Rhode Island. More

The naked goby is a small fish that inhabits areas in and around shell and rock communities. Having no scales, they are aptly named “naked” goby and are smooth to the touch. More

larvae of the naked goby, Gobiosoma bosci, in the New York River. Chesapeake Science 4(3):120-125. Minello, T.J., and J.W. Webb, Jr. 1997. Use of natural and created Spartina alterniflora salt marshes by fishery species and other aquatic fauna in Galveston Bay, Texas, USA. More

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species including darter goby, naked goby, and brown shrimp were detectably different among habitat types, seasons, and locations. The naked goby consumed higher abundances of harpacticoid copepods along the marsh edge than in the open water. More

The Naked Goby, alias Gobiosoma bosci Naked Gobies live in the shallow marshes, mud flats and oyster reefs of the bay’s waters. Bottom-dwellers, they resemble small lizards. More

Common names

Gobido desnudo in Spanish (español)
gobio desnudo in Spanish (español)
Nackte Grundel in German (Deutsch)
Nahkatokko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Naked goby in English
薄氏鮈鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
薄氏鮈鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Gobiosoma
Species : Gobiosoma bosc
Authority : Lacep