Image: Blue Streamgoby, Sicyopterus lagocephalus

Blue Streamgoby, Sicyopterus lagocephalus

A Blue Streamgoby in a mountain stream in north-eastern New Caledonia, April 2013.

Photographer:
Michael Miller
Rights:
© Michael Miller

Notes

The species has an indo-west-central Pacific distribution.  In Australia it occurs in coastal streams of north-eastern Queensland. It is a torrent dweller.

Reference:

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.

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Tags Sicyopterus lagocephalus, Blue Streamgoby, Gobiidae, fishes, ichthyology, freshwater,