Twinspot Shrimpgoby (species: Vanderhorstia ambanoro) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Vanderhorstia ambanoro
Twinspot Shrimpgoby

©Lyle Vail: Vanderhorstia ambanoro at Watson's Bay, Lizard Island, on soft sediment away from reefs.

©Anne Hoggett: Vanderhorstia ambanoro at the entrance to its burrow, 24 metres depth, NE coast of Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Vanderhorstia
Species Vanderhorstia ambanoro



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


  • Syms, C. and G.P. Jones (2004). Habitat structure, disturbance and the composition of sand-dwelling goby assemblages in a coral reef lagoon, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 268: 221-230. LIRS catalog number 881.