Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB: 37428216

Species Paragobiodon xanthosoma (Bleeker, 1852)

Emerald Coralgoby, Emerald Coral Goby, Yellow Coral Goby, Yellowskin Goby


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Hibernia Reef, Cartier Reef and Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, Monte Bello Islands and Rowley Shoals, WA (20°24'S) to Elizabeth Reef, NSW (29°57'S), Ashmore Reef, Coral Sea, Lord Howe Island; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northern Shelf Province (25), 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, coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

Associated with coral (Seriatopora hyxtrix).


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