Genus Priolepis

A goby genus with more than 30 species found in a variety of coral, rock or rubble habitats in depths ranging from the intertidal to 400 m.  Most species have banding on the head and body.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2021

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Bray, D.J. 2021, Priolepis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 26 May 2024,


Hoese, D.F., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Mal, A.O. 2015. Description of a new species of Trimma (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Red Sea, with a discussion of the generic separation of Trimma and Priolepis, with discussion of sensory papillae terminology. Zootaxa 4027(4): 538-550