Image: Sailfin Goby, Nesogobius pulchellus

Sailfin Goby, Nesogobius pulchellus

A male Sailfin Goby at a depth of 3.5 m, Edithburgh Jetty, South Australia, 24 July 2011.

Phil Mercurio
© Phil Mercurio


Thank you to Doug Hoese who confirmed the identification of this fish.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Nesogobius pulchellus, Sailfin Goby, Gobiidae, silvery, long and skinny, < 10 cm, spots, complex pattern, coral reef, rocky reef, marine, red zigzag pattern on dorsal fins, white and translucent spots,