Animal Species:Eastern Gobbleguts, Vincentia novaehollandiae (Valenciennes, 1832)
The Eastern Gobbleguts is brown with pale to dark speckles. It occurs in sheltered marine waters.
Standard Common Name
The Eastern Gobbleguts has a large oblique mouth and two separate dorsal fins. It is brown with pale to dark speckles.
The species grows to 10 cm in length.
It occurs in sheltered marine waters from southern Queensland to central New South Wales.
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.
Distribution by collection data
Mating and reproduction
The species is a mouth brooder.
- Kuiter, R.H. & T. Kozawa. 1999. Fishes of the Indo-West Pacific. Apogonidae. CD Version 1.0 Zoonetics.
- Kuiter, R.H. 2000. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Gary Allen. Pp. 437.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology