Lantana Pygmy Goby (species: Trimma lantana) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Trimma lantana
Lantana Pygmy Goby

©Rick Stuart-Smith: Trimma lantana, Lizard Island area.

©Anne Hoggett: Trimma lantana upside down on roof of hole inside cavern, NE side of Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Trimma lantana at North Point, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Trimma
Species Trimma lantana



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 3.7 cm (Length according to Allen and Erdmann (2012).)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Winterbottom, R. and D.F. Hoese (2015). A revision of the Australian species of Trimma (Actinopterygii, Gobiidae), with descriptions of six new species and redescriptions of twenty-three valid species. Zootaxa, 3934(1): 1-102. LIRS catalog number 2390.