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CAAB: 37428212

Species Paragobiodon echinocephalus (Rüppell, 1830)

Redhead Stylophora Goby, Redhead, Redhead Coral Goby, Redhead Goby, Warty-headed Goby


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Miscellaneous Literature Names



The name Paragobiodon echinocephalus has been applied to most of the species in the genus and many literature records and museum identifications are incorrect.




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Scott Reef and Monte Bello Islands (20°24'S) to Adele Island (15°31'S), WA, Hibernia Island, Timor Sea, Darwin, NT and Murray Islands (9°56'S) to One Tree Island (23°30'S), QLD, Diamond Islet, Coral Sea (17°25'S, 150°48'E), one record from Sydney, NSW; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific, records from NT not verified.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

Associated with coral (Stylophora).


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 05-Jul-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 10-Apr-2015 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED