CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Gobiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 428471 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Gobiodon erythrospilus   Bleeker, 1875

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 428 Gobiidae (Gobies) - show full list
Standard Name: [a goby]
Organism Type: a goby
Synonyms: Gobiodon histrio [in part - both Gobiodon erythrospilus and Gobiodon histrio are both still valid in Australia]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 428938     Gobiodon spp.
Taxon Notes:Added based on records from northern Great Barrier Reef, Qld southwards to North Solitary Island, NSW. Probably widespread in Australia, but often misidentified as Gobiodon histrio (AFD online accessed 12.9.18). Allen & Erdmann (2012) note its occurrence in reef crests and lagoons to 12m depth.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 4997
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-11-19
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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