Flasher Sandgoby (species: Fusigobius signipinnis) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Fusigobius signipinnis
Flasher Sandgoby

©Anne Hoggett: Fusigobius signipinnis, Lizard Island lagoon

©Victor Huertas: Fusigobius signipinnis at Bommie Bay, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Fusigobius signipinnis about 5 cm long at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Fusigobius
Species Fusigobius signipinnis



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Inconspicuous but quite common.

Web resources


  • Depczynski, M. (2006). Small cryptic fishes on coral reefs: a new perspective on reef fish ecology and life histories, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1070.
  • Depczynski, M. and D.R. Bellwood (2005). Wave energy and spatial variability in community structure of small cryptic coral reef fishes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 303: 283-293. LIRS catalog number 932.
  • Hoese, D.F. and Y. Obika (1988). A new gobiid fish, Fusigobius signipinnis, from the western tropical Pacific. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 35(3): 282-288. LIRS catalog number 1965.