Large Whipgoby (species: Bryaninops amplus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Bryaninops amplus
Large Whipgoby


©Anne Hoggett: Bryaninops amplus about 3.5 cm long on gorgonian Ctenocella sp at base of reef slope off Bird Islet, Lizard Island group.

©Anne Hoggett: Bryaninops amplus about 3.5 cm long on gorgonian Ctenocella sp at base of reef slope off Bird Islet, Lizard Island group.

©Anne Hoggett: Bryaninops amplus about 2 cm long on gorgonian Ctenocella sp at base of reef slope off Bird Islet, Lizard Island group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Bryaninops
Species Bryaninops amplus

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Iris has red outer ring, gold to white inner ring (Allen et al, 2005)

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Leis, J.M., B.M. Carson-Ewart and J. Webley (2002). Settlement behaviour of coral-reef fish larvae at subsurface artificial-reef moorings, Marine and Freshwater Research, 53: 319-327. LIRS catalog number 720.