Common name: Wrigglers
A family of small secretive gobioid fishes found in the Indo-Pacific. Xenisthmids live in sandy or reef rubble areas near coral reefs. The family includes six genera; three genera and 7 described species are known from Australian waters.
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Dianne J. Bray, Wrigglers, XENISTHMIDAE in Fishes of Australia, accessed 27 Feb 2020, http://188.8.131.52/home/family/303