species: Unidentified goby 2 in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified goby 2

©Anne Hoggett: Unidentified goby 2 6 to 7 cm long at base of reef slope at night, lagoon entrance, Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Species Unidentified goby 2



Distinguishing features

Pale grey brown with three dark blotches on lower side, mottled paler brown markings on head and body. Second ray of first dorsal fin elongate. Bands on dorsal fin and tail.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



This may be a small specimen of Acentrogoibius nebulosus but it needs to be checked by a goby expert. Atlas of Living Australia (6 Mar 2016) shows few Australian records for that species and none from Queensland.

by Anne Hoggett


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