Fire-eye Goby, Yoga pyrops (Whitley 1954)

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Yoga pyrops in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Sep 2020,

Fire-eye Goby, Yoga pyrops (Whitley 1954)

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Endemis to northern Australia from Darwin, Northern Territory, and the west coast of Cape York from Weipa to Karumba, and Claireview, Queensland.

Species Citation

Ctenogobius (Yoga) pyrops Whitley 1954, Proc. Roy. Zool. Soc. N. S. W. 1952–53: 26, fig. 4. Type locality: Karumba, Queensland.


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Australian Faunal Directory

Fire-eye Goby, Yoga pyrops (Whitley 1954)


Larson, H.K. & Murdy, E.O. 2001. Eleotridae, Gobiidae. pp. 3574-3604 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218. (as Acentrogobius pyrops)

Whitley, G.P. 1954. New locality records for some Australian fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1952–53: 23-30 figs 

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CAAB Code:37428292


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