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Updated 5/12/2014

Family Gobiidae

HAWAII - FRESHWATER

Stenogobius hawaiiensis    endemic.gif (1686 bytes)

Hawaiian Blackbar Goby, Hauula, Oahu, in aquarium Hawaiian Blackbar Goby, Hauula, Oahu, in aquarium
Hawaiian Blackbar Goby, Hauula, Oahu, in aquarium

Hau'ula, Oahu

    BLACKBAR STREAM GOBY        'o'opu naniha

Locally common in fresh or brackish water streams near the ocean.  Light brown with broad diagonal bar on the cheek.  Attains 4 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Formerly known as Awaous genivittatus or Chonophorus genivattatus.

http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/ccrt/taras/site/shawaiiensis.html