Eviota cf. teresae (Greenfield and Randall, 2016)

Common Name: 
Terry's Dwarfgoby
Distribution: 

Uncommon in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Recorded from the Indo-Pacific region, Fiji. 

Ecological Notes: 

Frequents shallow rocky and coral reef areas with algal and coral growths. Depth to at least 26 m.

Additional Notes: 

Newly described species formerly thought to be Eviota guttata, which is now believed to be an Indian Ocean species. Benthic species not noticed usually due to small size and colouration. Grows to 21 mm. 

References: 

FishBase. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2018. World Wide Web electronic publication. https://fishbase.ca/summary/Eviota-guttata.html. Accessed 26/05/18.

FishBase. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2018. World Wide Web electronic publication. https://fishbase.ca/summary/Eviota-teresae.html. Accessed 26/05/18.