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CAAB: 37428190

Species Mugilogobius platynotus (Günther, 1861)

Flatback Mangrovegoby, Flat-backed Goby, Flatback Mangrove Goby, Mangrove Goby, Pale Mangrove Goby




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Maroochy River, QLD (26°27'S) to Westernport Bay, VIC, and SA; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, estuary, inshore, mangrove, silt bottom-marine.


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-Jul-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 27-Mar-2012 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED