Awaous

Medium to large sized gobies; head broad, depressed; snout blunt ; eyes small, close together; mouth subterminal; head and body flattened on bottom; 2-3 elongate papillae on shoulder girdle under gill cover; scales on body rough or smooth; pelvic fins fused into a disk, caudal fin rounded.

The genus is found in all oceans, in coastal and river systems. It contains 13 species two of which occur in our area.

banana ( Valenciennes, 1837)

flavus ( Valenciennes, 1837)

tajasica

 

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