Larson's Shrimpgoby, Stonogobiops larsonae (Allen 1999)

A female Larson's Shrimpgoby, Stonogobiops larsonae, at Frazer Island, Hervey Bay, Queensland, depth 15m on sand. Source: Sue Churchill & Rogan Draper. License: All rights reserved

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Larson's Shrimpgoby, Stonogobiops larsonae (Allen 1999)

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Known in Australia from the Kimberley Coast, Western Australia, and from near Cairns and  Hervey Bay, Queensland. Inhabits silty areas.

Species Citation

Myersina larsonae Allen 1999, Rev. Franç. d'Aquariol. Herpétol. 26(1–2): 49, figs 1-3. Type locality: east side of Cassini Island, Kimberley coast, WA. 


Bray, D.J. 2017


Australian Faunal Directory

Larson's Shrimpgoby, Stonogobiops larsonae (Allen 1999)


Allen, G.R. 1999. Myersina larsonae, a new species of goby (Pisces: Gobiidae) from north-western Australia. Revue Française d'Aquariologie et Herpétologie 26(1–2): 49-51 figs 1-3 

Hoese, D.F. & Larson, H.K. 2006. Family Gobiidae. pp. 1612-1697 in Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35 Australia : ABRS & CSIRO Publishing Parts 1-3, 2178 pp.

Winterbottom, R. 2002. A redescription of Cryptocentrus crocatus Wongratana, a redefinition of Myersina Herre (Acanthopterygii; Gobiidae), a key to the species, and comments on relationships. Ichthyological Research 49(1): 69-75.

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