Bridled Goby

Arenigobius bifrenatus

Arenigobius bifrenatus - Bridled Goby
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Size: 18 cm

Distribution: SA coastal and gulf waters east of Port Lincoln

Habitat: Sandy, silty, muddy areas, estuaries

Depth: Subtidal to 10 metres

Arenigobius bifrenatus - Bridled Goby

This mostly estuarine goby lives on sandy or silty bottoms, where it builds a burrow, living in pairs. It can be identified by the two dark bands originating behind the eye, that resemble a bridle.