Bathygobius krefftii (Steindachner, 1866)

Bathygobius krefftii
Bathygobius krefftii
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Location: 
Red Rock Estuary
Depth: 
3m
Bathygobius krefftii
Bathygobius krefftii
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Thursday, 15 November 2012
Location: 
Red Rock Estuary
Depth: 
3m
Common name: Krefft's Frillgoby
Distribution:

Appears common in estuarine waters in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Disjunct distribution, recorded from southern Queensland and New South Wales but also in upper Spencer Gulf in South Australia.

Ecological Notes:

Frequents inshore waters, estuaries upstream to brackish waters. Depth range to about 10m.

Additional Notes:

Colour variable, greyish brown to all dark, with blotching. Rounded head, caudal, pectoral and ventral fins rounded. Grows to 12 cm.

References:

FishBase. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2018. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://fishbase.ca/summary/Bathygobius-krefftii.html. Accessed 28/04/18.