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Favonigobius punctatus  (Gill & Miller, 1990)

Yellowspotted sandgoby
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Favonigobius: Latin, favonius = gentle, propicious and Latin, favonianus = the west wind; 1656 + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; demersal.   Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Indian Ocean: Known only from the Swan Estuary in Western Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Restricted to shallow sand flats, where it is often found with another goby, Pseudogobius olorum.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Neira, F.J., A.G. Miskiewicz and T. Trnski, 1998. Larvae of temperate Australian fishes: laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press. 474 p. (Ref. 33616)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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