Brown Drombus, Drombus triangularis (Weber 1909)


Other Names: Brown Shore Goby

A Brown Drombus, Drombus triangularis, in Bali, Indonesia, 2012. Source: Andrey Ryanskiy / FishBase. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial


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Bray, D.J. 2018, Drombus triangularis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 28 Sep 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/110

Brown Drombus, Drombus triangularis (Weber 1909)

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Distribution

Wyndham, Western Australia, to Sarina, Queensland. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical, Indo-west Pacific. Inhabits seagrass beds, mangroves and silty-sandy-shelly areas near reefs.

Remarks

This species may share burrows with alpheid shrimps.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Brown Drombus, Drombus triangularis (Weber 1909)

References


Blaber, S.J.M., Salini, J.P. & Brewer, D.T. 1990. A checklist of the fishes of Albatross Bay and the Embley estuary, north-eastern Gulf of Carpentaria. CSIRO Marine Laboratory. Report 210: 1-22 

Hoese, D.F. & Winterbottom, R. 1979. A new species of Lioteres (Pisces, Gobiidae) from Kwazulu, with a revised checklist of South African gobies and comments on the generic relationships and endemism of western Indian Ocean gobioids. Royal Ontario Museum, Life Sciences Occasional Paper 31: 1-13 

Jordan, D.S. & Seale, A. 1905. List of fishes collected by Dr Bashford Dean on the island of Negros, Philippines. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 28(1407): 769-803 figs 1-20

Larson, H.K. & Lim, K.K.P. 2005. A Guide to Gobies of Singapore. Singapore Science Centre. 164 pp.

Larson, H.K., Williams, R.S. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293 

Larson, H.K. & Williams, R.S. 1997. Darwin Harbour fishes: a survey and annotated checklist. pp. 339-380 in Hanley, H.R., Caswell, G., Megirian, D. & Larson, H.K. (eds). The Marine Flora and Fauna of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia. Proceedings of the Sixth International Marine Biology Workshop. Darwin : Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory 466 pp.

Tan, H.H. & Jaafar, Z. 2017. Brown drombus goby found in burrows with snapping shrimps. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2017: 98-99

Weber, M. 1909. Note IV. Diagnosen neuer Fische der Siboga-Expedition. Notes from the Leyden Museum 31(2): 143-169

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CAAB Code:37428024

Max Size:7 cm

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