Genus Tasmanogobius


Summary:

Key to species of Tasmanogobius (from Hoese 1991)

1a. First dorsal fin VI; pectoral rays 19-21; total anal elements usually 12- 13: body with a whitish longitudinal stripe, interrupted by short vertical bars ………………………………Tasmanogobius gloveri

1b. First dorsal usually VII-VIII; pectoral rays 16-20 (rarely 20): total anal elements usually 14-15; body without stripe, but with thin vertical bars …………………………………………………………………………2


2a. Head pores present; first dorsal usually VIII; second dorsal and anal spine frequently present; body extensively scaled, scales usually continuous, sometimes broken into a patch behind pectoral fin and a second patch on body; posterior scales extending forward at least to just behind second dorsal origin ……………………………………………………………………………………………...T. lasti

2b. No head pores; first dorsal usually VII; second dorsal and anal spine rarely present; scales confined to a patch behind pectoral fin and a patch on caudal peduncle ………………………….T. lordi

Author: Bray, D.J. 2020

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2020, Tasmanogobius in Fishes of Australia, accessed 06 Aug 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/genus/1493

References


Hoese, D.F. 1991. A revision of the temperate Australian gobiid (Gobioidei) fish genus Tasmanogobius with a comment on the genus KimberleyeleotrisMemoirs of Museum Victoria 52(2): 361-376 figs 1-10 https://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.1991.52.13, open access