Rasp Coral Goby (species: Gobiodon brochus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Gobiodon brochus
Rasp Coral Goby

©Phil Munday: Gobiodon brochus from Lizard Island (aquarium photo)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Gobiodon
Species Gobiodon brochus



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.
  • Duchene D., S.O. Klanten, P.L. Munday, J. Herler and L. van Herwerden (2013). Phylogenetic evidence for recent diversification of obligate coral-dwelling gobies compared with their host corals. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69: 123-132. LIRS catalog number 1724.
  • Harold, A.S and R. Winterbottom (1999). Gobiodon brochus: a new species of gobiid fish (Teleostei: Gobioidei) from the Western South Pacific, with a description of its unique jaw morphology. Copeia, 1999: 49-57. LIRS catalog number 1665.
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