Ilypnus gilberti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Ilypnus gilberti (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
Common Name(s):
English Cheekspot goby
Spanish Gobio mejilla manchada
Lepidogobius gilberti Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-05-24
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Findley, L. & Van Tassell, J.
Reviewer(s): Carpenter, K., Polidoro, B. & Livingstone, S. (Global Marine Species Assessment Team)
This species is found in from northern California to Baja California and the Gulf of California. There are no known major threats for this species, and no current indication of widespread population decline. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to the Eastern Pacific, ranging from northern California (Tomalas Bay) to southwestern Baja California, and in the northern half of the Gulf of California.
Countries occurrence:
Mexico; United States
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – eastern central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):7
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Population [top]

Population:There is no population information available for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found on intertidal sand substrate in bays and estuaries to depths of 7m.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no specific major threats known for this species. However, localized coastal development and mangrove destruction may affect this species habitat within its restricted range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures for this species. However, this species distribution falls partially into a number of Marine Protected Areas in the Eastern Pacific region (WDPA 2006).

Citation: Findley, L. & Van Tassell, J. 2010. Ilypnus gilberti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T183570A8136906. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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