Twospot Eviota, Eviota bimaculata Lachner & Karnella 1980

Other Names: Twospot Fringedfin Goby, Twospot Goby

Twospot Eviota, Eviota bimaculata - female above, male below. Source: Rudie H. Kuiter / Aquatic Photographics. License: All rights reserved

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Twospot Eviota, Eviota bimaculata Lachner & Karnella 1980

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Endemic to southern and southwestern Australia, from Ceduna, South Australia, to Rosemary Island, Western Australia. Inhabits coral and rocky reefs.

Species Citation

Eviota bimaculata Lachner & Karnella 1980, Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 315: 91, figs 50-52. Type locality: Rottnest Island, WA. 


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Twospot Eviota, Eviota bimaculata Lachner & Karnella 1980


Hoese, D.F. & Larson, H.K. 1994. Family Gobiidae. pp. 781-810, figs 690-714 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. 

Hoese, D.F. & Larson, H.K. 2008. Family Gobiidae. pp. 749-773 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. 

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers. Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. 

Hutchins, J.B. & Thompson, M. 1983. The Marine and Estuarine Fishes of South-western Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 103 pp. 345 figs.

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

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CAAB Code:37428117

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:2.5 cm TL


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