Image: Neophyte Sandgoby, Fusigobius neophytus

Neophyte Sandgoby, Fusigobius neophytus

A Neophyte Sandgoby at a depth of 3 m in the Gold Coast Seaway, Queensland, 30 May 2013.

Deb Aston
© Deb Aston


The species is semi-transparent with brown to yellowish blotches.  There is a black spot on the caudal peduncle and another between the first two spines of the dorsal fin.


Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & R.C. Steene. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Crawford House Press. Pp. 557.


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