Flasher Sandgoby (species: Fusigobius signipinnis) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Fusigobius signipinnis
Flasher Sandgoby

©Anne Hoggett: Fusigobius signipinnis, Lizard Island lagoon

©Anne Hoggett: Fusigobius signipinnis at North Point, Lizard Island.

©Victor Huertas: Fusigobius signipinnis at Bommie Bay, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Fusigobius
Species Fusigobius signipinnis



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Inconspicuous but quite common.

Web resources


  • Depczynski, M. (2006). Small cryptic fishes on coral reefs: a new perspective on reef fish ecology and life histories, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1070.
  • Depczynski, M. and D.R. Bellwood (2005). Wave energy and spatial variability in community structure of small cryptic coral reef fishes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 303: 283-293. LIRS catalog number 932.
  • Hoese, D.F. and Y. Obika (1988). A new gobiid fish, Fusigobius signipinnis, from the western tropical Pacific. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 35(3): 282-288. LIRS catalog number 1965.