Fusigobius pallidus, Adult, Clerke Reef, NW Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Fusigobius pallidus, Adult, Mermaid Reef, NW Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Semi-translucent. Body, head and fins with many small yellow-orangish spots dotted with dark brown. Black spot (may be tipped with white) at top of first dorsal fin is distinctive.
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Vulnerable
Occurrence: Widespread (100% 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.