Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37435004

Species Gunnellichthys monostigma Smith, 1958

Onespot Wormfish, Black-spot Worm Goby, Worm Goby



Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Monte Bello Islands, WA (20°24'S) and Lizard Island (14°40'S) to One Tree Island (23°30'S), QLD, also Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Holmes Reefs, Coral Sea (147°50'S); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, nectonic.

Extra Ecological Information

Shelters in sand.


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 01-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 13-Apr-2015 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED