Chromogobius quadrivittatus Steindachner, 1863
Synonyms: Relictogobius kryzhanovskii Ptchelina, 1939
Common names: Engl: Banded goby
Taxonomic descriptions: D VI, I 8-11; A I 7-10; P 16-18; Scales in lateral series 56-72; Vertebrae: 27 (Gheorgiev, 1966; Miller, 1986). The body is spindle-shaped. Head wide 0.65-0.80 head length. Upper lip uniformly wide. Colour: body pale brown, with fine reticulation and 1 or 2 pale saddles conspicuous across back. Size: to 6.5 cm.
Black Sea Regional level:
Subregion level: CR (Bulgarian Coast)
Distribution: Mediterranean and Black Sea. In Bulgaria: the Bay of Varna.
Habitats type, Critical habitats, Limiting factors: Inshore shallows, below stones or between weed tufts, and into mid-tide pools; breach of the hydro-chemical regime.
Biology: Reproductions: no data. Food: crustaceans.
Population trends: Strongly diminished.
Threats: Breach of the hydro-chemical regime.
Conservation measures taken: None.
Conservation measures proposed: Reduction of the contaminate.
Compiled by: K.Prodanov, Y.Sivkov