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Sharknose goby
Gobiosoma evelynae
Böhlke & Robins, 1968

Description:
Body long and cylindrical with two dorsal fins. The mouth is underslung, or shark-like. Upper body dark, underside pale. Three distinct color patterns exist, each in a geographical region:
Brilliant blue-stripe pattern, with a brilliant yellow stripe in front of each eye, joining near the tip of the snout to form a 'V', on the back these 'V' fades into pale or brilliant blue body stripes. These patterns are found in the central Bahamas and extending south to the north coast of South America.
Pale blue-stripe pattern, with a yellow stripe in front of each eye, joining near the tip of the snout to form a 'V', on the back these 'V' fades into yellow body stripes. These patterns are found in the central and northern Bahamas.
White-stripe-stripe pattern, with a narrow white stripe in front of each eye, joining near the tip of the snout to form a 'V', on the back these 'V' fades into bluish white body stripes. These patterns are found in the mid-Caribbean.
Size of all patterns up to 4 cm.

Habitat:
Inhabits coral reefs with clear water, preferably in oceanic, insular areas, down to 53 m. In pairs near coral heads. A cleaner that feeds on ectoparasites of other fish.

Distribution:
Occasional throughout the range.

Sharknose goby (Gobiosoma evelynae)