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CAAB: 37428019

Species Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Green-shoulder Goby, Green-shouldered Goby, Tropical Sand Goby




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Dampier Archipelago, WA (20°45'S) to Moreton Bay, QLD (27°39); tropical, east-Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, estuary, inshore.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Dec-2018 GOBIOIDEI 29-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 16-Dec-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED