Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37428036

Species Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler, 1938)

Blackchest Shrimpgoby, Black-chest Shrimp Goby, Black-chest Shrimp-goby, Spotted Shrimp Goby, Spotted Shrimpgoby



Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Dampier Archipelago and Hibernia Reef (11°58'S) to Scott Reef (14°10'S), WA and Tijou Reef (13°05'S) to One Tree Island (23°30'S), QLD; tropical, west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, commensal, coral reef, inshore, sand bottom marine.

Extra Ecological Information

In burrows, associated with alpheid shrimps.


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 04-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 26-Aug-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED