species: Eviota guttata in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Eviota guttata

©Anne Hoggett: Eviota guttata at North Direction Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Eviota
Species Eviota guttata



Distinguishing features

Translucent body; spine has red/brown and white dashes. Three fan-shaped, reddish blotches on lower side behind pectoral fin; a thin white stripe above the blotches and white bands separating them, and a white bar on base of pectoral fin. Upper part of eye spotted. Rear body scales with vertical markings.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


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