General Description

Body slender with a broad head, a small mouth and eyes close together. The gill opening on each side extends forward to below the gill cover. Body sandy brown becoming paler below, with darker brown and white speckling and a brown bar from the eye to above the middle of the jaws. Pairs of dark spots on the midside and narrow v-shaped white bars on lower sides. Males have a dark first dorsal fin with a pale margin. Body up to 9 cm.


One of several species of well-camouflaged sandy-brown gobies.


Southern Australia.


Sandy areas in bays and estuaries, often in association with seagrass beds in depths of 0-10 m.

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