Staghorn Thicketgoby (species: Pleurosicya fringilla) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pleurosicya fringilla
Staghorn Thicketgoby
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Pleurosicya
Species Pleurosicya fringilla

Distinguishing features

Found at Lizard Island (lagoon and North Point), North Direction Island and Yonge Reef in 1970s by Helen Larson and Doug Hoese (ALA, accessed 24 Jul 2022).


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Larson, H.K. (1990). A revision of the commensal gobiid fish genera Pleurosicya and Luposicya (Gobiidae), with descriptions of eight new species of Pleurosicya and discussion of related genera. The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, 7(1): 1-53. LIRS catalog number LIRS 337.