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CAAB: 37428260

Species Taenioides purpurascens (De Vis, 1884)

Purple Eelgoby, Purple Eel Goby, Smooth Goby


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Moreton Bay, QLD (25°S) to Shoalhaven River, NSW (34°52'S); subtropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, burrower, estuary, inshore, mud 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 19-Oct-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 02-Apr-2012 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED