Animal Species:Krefft's Frillgoby, Bathygobius krefftii (Steindachner, 1866)

Krefft's Frillgoby near seagrass

Sascha Schulz © Sascha Schulz

Standard Common Name

Krefft's Frillgoby

Alternative Name/s

Frayedfin Goby, Freyed-fin Goby, Krefft's Goby, Mottled Goby

Size range

The species grows to at about 9 cm in length.

Distribution

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information.  Source: Atlas of Living Australia.

Bathygobius krefftii

Classification

Species:
krefftii
Genus:
Bathygobius
Order:
Perciformes
Class:
Actinopterygii
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

What does this mean?

References

  1.  Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.
  2.  Kuiter, R.H. 2000. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Gary Allen. Pp. 437.


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