Ctenogobiops mitodes, North WA, Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Ctenogobiops mitodes, Ashmore Reef, WA, Photo: Ian Shaw
Light body with brown oval dashes, including row along mid-side, white patch on pectoral fin base. Very similar Ctenogobiops pomastictus (Goldspeckled Goby) has smaller faint orange spot between each brown dash along the side. Sits at burrow entrance, which it shares with Alpheid shrimp.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 25.0-31.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (10% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.