A New Freshwater Clingfish (Pisces: Gobiesocidae) from Baja California Sur, Mexico
Perez, Hector Espinosa
Castro-Aguirre, Jose Luis
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A new species of freshwater clingfish is described. The species differs <br /><br />from other known freshwater species of the genus Gobiesox by its morphometries, <br /><br />morphology, tongue position, insertion and number of teeth and by the closer <br /><br />position of the anus to the anal fin. This is the seventh known freshwater species <br /><br />of clingfish of the genus in North America, the first in the Nearctic and the second <br /><br />endemic freshwater fish from the Peninsula of Baja California.