Check List 10(3): 635-638, doi: 10.15560/10.3.635
Gobioides broussonnetii Lacepède, 1800 (Pisces: Gobiidae): First record of the violet goby in the state of Bahia (central coast of Brazil) and evidence of the effect of increased salinity on its local distribution
expand article infoJosé Amorim Reis-Filho, Heigon Henrique Queiroz Oliveira§
‡ Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil§ ECUS, Instituto de Educação, Ciência e Utilidade Sócio-Ambiental, Brazil
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New recordings of Gobioides broussonnetii Lacepède, 1800 and the distribution of which extends for approximately 1,000 km both to the North and South along the coast of Brazil are reported in the Paraguaçu river estuary (Todos os Santos Bay). Preliminary data regarding the impact of increasing salinity on violet goby populations are shown and discussed.
Pisces; Gobiidae