Shouldermark Eviota, Eviota infulata (Smith 1957)

Other Names: Shoulder-mark Pygmy Goby, Smith's Coral Goby

A Shouldermark Eviota, Eviota infulata, at Guam. Source: David Burdick / License: All rights reserved


Identifying features:

  • Males with first and second dorsal-fin spines filamentous
  • Black spot or blotch above pectoral-fin base
  • Very small

  • Cite this page as:
    DIanne J. Bray, Eviota infulata in Fishes of Australia, accessed 02 Dec 2022,

    Shouldermark Eviota, Eviota infulata (Smith 1957)


  • Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls.
  • Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers. Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls.
  • Lachner, E.A. & Karnella, S.J. 1980. Fishes of the Indo-Pacific genus Eviota with descriptions of eight new species (Teleostei : Gobiidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 315: 1-127 figs 1-66
  • Myers, R.F. 1999. Micronesian Reef Fishes. A comprehensive guide to the coral reef fishes of Micronesia. Guam : Coral Graphics vi 330 pp. 192 pls.
  • Smith, J.L.B. 1957. The fishes of Aldabra. Part 6. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12 9(107): 817-829 figs 1-5
  • Quick Facts

    CAAB Code:37428122

    Depth:0-30 m

    Habitat:Coral reefs

    Max Size:2 cm

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