Yellowface Shrimpgoby, Stonogobiops xanthorhinica Click to enlarge image
Two Yellowface Shrimpgobies and a shrimp at Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, January 2010. Image: William Tan
© William Tan

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    xanthorhinica
    Genus
    Stonogobiops
    Family
    Gobiidae
    Order
    Perciformes
    Class
    Actinopterygii
    Subphylum
    Vertebrata
    Phylum
    Chordata
    Kingdom
    Animalia

Distribution

The Yellowface Shrimpgoby occurs in the tropical Western Pacific.

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.



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.