Genus Callogobius

A large genus of cryptic gobies characterized by having distinctive raised ridges of papillae in horizontal and vertical rows on the head.
Species inhabit shallow marine and sometimes estuarine environments, including coral and rocky reefs, rubble habitats, tidepools and mangrove-lined streams.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2019

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Bray, D.J. 2019, Callogobius in Fishes of Australia, accessed 26 May 2024,


Delventhal, N.R. & Mooi, R.D. 2013. Callogobius winterbottomi, a new species of goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa 3630(1): 155-164.