Mural Glider Goby (species: Valenciennea muralis) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Valenciennea muralis
Mural Glider Goby
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Valenciennea
Species Valenciennea muralis

Distinguishing features

Three body stripes, a pointed first dorsal fin with a small black spot at the tip (Hoese and Larson, 1994)


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


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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 H.K. Larson (1994). Revision of the Indo-Pacific gobiid fish genus Valenciennea, with descriptions of seven new species, Indo-Pacific Fishes, 23: 1-71. LIRS catalog number 715.