Signal Goby (species: Signigobius biocellatus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Signigobius biocellatus
Signal Goby

©Simon Gingins: A pair of Signal Gobies at entrance to burrow at Lizard Island

©Lyle Vail: Signigobius biocellatus at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: A pair of Signigobius biocellatus at the base of Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Signigobius
Species Signigobius biocellatus



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


  • 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 G.R. Allen (1977). Signogobius biocellatus, a new genus and species of sand-dwelling coral reef gobiid fish from the western tropical Pacific, Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 23(4): 199-207. LIRS catalog number 25.
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