Broad-barred Coral Goby (species: Gobiodon histrio) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Gobiodon histrio
Broad-barred Coral Goby

©Phil Munday: Gobiodon histrio from Lizard Island (aquarium photo)

©Catheline Froehlich: A young Gobiodon histrio, living alone, though with a crab, in a staghorn coral at Lizard Island in January 2020
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Gobiodon
Species Gobiodon histrio



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Caley, M.J. and P.L. Munday (2003). Growth trades off with habitat specialization, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, B (Supplement), 2003: S175-S177. LIRS catalog number 784.
  • Cole, K.S. (2011). Patterns of reproductive morphology in the genus Gobiodon (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 92: 323-335. LIRS catalog number 1491.
  • Devine, B.M. and P.L. Munday (2012). Habitat preferences of coral-associated fishes are altered by short-term exposure to elevated CO2. Marine Biology, doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2051-1. LIRS catalog number 1557.
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