Bridled goby

The Bridled Goby is a small brownish fish with two stripes behind the eye. It usually lives in muddy or sandy areas, often in estuaries. Identification The Bridled Goby can be recognised by its colour pattern. More

Image: A Bridled Goby caught at Lake Illawarra - Add comment Add tags A Bridled Goby caught at Lake Illawarra Description A Bridled Goby caught on hook and line at a depth of 3 m, Lake More

glaucofraenum retain the "inshore bridled goby" common name ("colon-tail goby" would be much more apt), while C. tortugae should be called the "patch-reef goby" and C. bol should be called the "sand-canyon goby" after their distinctive habitats. More

Similar to Bridled Goby, but differs in the following: top of head normally has four or more large dark spots; body has irregular vertical bands; tail fin is rounded. More

The Bridled Goby burrows a hole in the sand where the male will guard the eggs. More

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Coryphopterus
Species : Coryphopterus glaucofraenum
Authority : Gill, 1863