The genus Tigrigobius as currently defined by Van Tassell (1988) is a paraphyletic assemblage. Current studies by Van Tassell, Zardoya, and Lukas hope to resolve this problem using mtDNA and additional morphological characters. Members of this genus are distributed in the eastern Pacific from the northern Gulf of California south to Panama and in the western Atlantic from Florida to Brazil. They generally inhabit coral or rocky reefs.


T. limbaughi

T. macrodon  



T. diguetii   

A complete list of the species of Tigrigobius can be found here



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