Adult in Ostuta River
An adult of Gobiomorus maculatus in the Ostuta River [Oaxaca].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (13-May-2015). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




Last updated on:

Gobiomorus maculatus (Günther, 1859)

Guavina manchado; Pacific sleeper.

Original description as Lembus maculatus:


  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1859. "Catalogue of the acanthopterygian fishes in the collection of the British Museum. Gasterosteidae, Berycidae, Percidae, Aphredoderidae, Pristipomatidae, Mullidae, Sparidae". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. v. 1, pp. 1-524 (ffm00409)

Conservation: Gobiomorus maculatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).

Please login to view the full profile. See this and all other species profiles, pictures and videos by becoming a subscriber of the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico. Become a subscriber and get a free book the same value of your membership!you can also open the full profile for everyone to see by sponsor this cichlid species and support the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico