BIOTIC Species Information for Gobius couchi
Researched byKaren Riley Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byProf. Robert Patzner
Scientific nameGobius couchi Common nameCouch's goby
MCS CodeZG464 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumChordata SubphylumVertebrata
SuperclassGnathostomata ClassOsteichthyes
SubclassTeleostei OrderPerciformes
Suborder FamilyGobiidae
GenusGobius Speciescouchi

Additional InformationCouch's goby is a very localised, rare and protected species. It is found low shore under red or green algae in south Cornwall and north west Ireland, below high tide level in County Cork and sublittorally in a sheltered sea lough in south Ireland.
Taxonomy References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Wheeler, 1994, Froese & Pauly, 2000(b),
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