Rasp Coralgoby, Gobiodon brochus Harold & Winterbottom 1999


Other Names: Rasp Coral Goby

A Rasp Coralgoby, Gobiodon brochus, in an aquarium at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Source: Phil Munday / Lizard Island Field Guide, http://lifg.australianmuseum.net.au/. License: CC by Attribution


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Bray, D.J. 2017, Gobiodon brochus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Jul 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/2230

Rasp Coralgoby, Gobiodon brochus Harold & Winterbottom 1999

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Distribution

Lives in association with Acropora corals.

Feeding

Species Citation

Gobiodon brochus Harold & Winterbottom, 1999, Copeia 1999: 50, figs 1-5. Type locality: Dravuni Island, Great Astrolabe Reef, Fiji.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Rasp Coralgoby, Gobiodon brochus Harold & Winterbottom 1999

References


Cole, K.S. 2011. Patterns of reproductive morphology in the genus Gobiodon (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 92: 323-335. 

Harold, A.S. & Winterbottom, R. 1999. Gobiodon brochus: a new species of gobiid fish (Teleostei: Gobioidei) from the western south Pacific, with description of its unique jaw morphology. Copeia 1999: 49-57 figs 1-5 

Munday, P.L., Harold, A.S. & Winterbottom, R.W. 1999. Guide to coral-dwelling gobies, genus Gobiodon (Gobiidae) from Papua New Guinea and the Great Barrier Reef. Revue Française d'Aquariologie et Herpétologie 26: 53-58.

Munday, P.L., Jones, G.P. & Caley, M.J. 1997. Habitat specialisation and the distribution and abundance of coral-dwelling gobies. Marine Ecology Progress Series 152: 227-239.

Patton, W.K. 1994. Distribution and ecology of animals associated with branching corals (Acropora sp(p).) from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Bulletin of Marine Science 55(1): 193-211. 

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. 

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. (as Gobiodon micropus)

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CAAB Code:37428333

Biology:Hermaphrodite

Habitat:Reef associated

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