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updated 9/9/2012

Family Gobiidae

HAWAII

Mugilogobius cavifrons

Kanewai Spring, Kuli'ou'ou, Oahu

MANGROVE GOBY

Locally common in fresh or brackish water among mangroves on Oahu.  Dark diagonal stripes on cheek and vertical bars on caudal fin.  Attains 2 inches.  Accidentally introduced to Hawaii from the Western Pacific.