Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37428109

Species Ctenogobiops pomastictus Lubbock & Polunin, 1977

Goldspeckled Shrimpgoby, Gold-speckled Shrimpgoby, Pop-eyed Shrimp-goby, Spotted Shrimp Goby, Spotted Shrimpgoby




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, Rowley Shoals, WA, Coral Bay region (23°30'S) to One Tree Island, QLD (23°30'S), Herald Cay, Coral Sea; tropical, west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), 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 02-Jul-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 10-Sep-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED