Greybeard Dwarfgoby, Trimma annosum Winterbottom 2003

Other Names: Greybeard Pygmygoby, Greybearded Pygmygoby

A Greybeard Dwarfgoby, Trimma annosum, in the Maldives. Source: Andrey Ryanskiy / FishBase. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

A bluish-grey dwarfgoby with a greyish cheek, 3-4 rows of large orange blotches on the head and body, with the uppermost row forming saddles along the back.

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Trimma annosum in Fishes of Australia, accessed 19 Apr 2018,

Greybeard Dwarfgoby, Trimma annosum Winterbottom 2003

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Recorded in Australia from Raine Island (11°43'S) to One Tree Island (23°30'S), QLD and Osprey Reef, Coral Sea. Found elsewhere in the tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific.
Shelters on caves and crevices.


Dianne J. Bray

Quick Facts

Depth:1-25 m

Fishing:Aquarium fish

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:3 cm TL

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