Tomiyamichthys sp

A Scaleless Shrimpgoby, Tomiyamichthys nudus, at the Low Isles, near Port Douglas, Queensland, depth 15m on a rubble slope below the outer reef . Source: Sue Churchill & Rogan Draper. License: All rights reserved

This may be a new species that has previously been misidentified as Tomiyamichthys nudus, a species known only from Indonesia.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2019, Tomiyamichthys sp in Fishes of Australia, accessed 19 Sep 2020,

Tomiyamichthys sp

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Low Isles near Port Douglas, Queensland.
Inhabits sandy areas, sharing a burrow with an alpheid shrimp.


Bray, D.J. 2019

Tomiyamichthys sp


Hoese, D.F., Shibukawa, K. & Johnson, J.W. 2015. Description of a new species of Tomiyamichthys from Australia with a discussion of the generic name. Zootaxa 4079 (5): 582-594. Abstract

Quick Facts

Behaviour:Shares burrows with alpheid shrimps

Depth:3-20 m

Fishing:Aquarium fish

Habitat:Reef associated, sand/rubble areas

Max Size:3.5 cm SL

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