A goby genus with a longitudinal papilla pattern, with at least 6 lines of papillae running longitudinally on the cheek, 27–30 vertebrae, a bilobed tongue, gill opening reaching below a point just before to just behind posterior preopercular margin to below eye, a typically lobed mental fraenum and a long bony process extending from the preoperculum to the symplectic. Most speices also have a large mouth, reaching to below the eye (10–15% SL) and a depressed head.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2021
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Bray, D.J. 2021, Glossogobius in Fishes of Australia, accessed 29 Sep 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/581
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