Emerald Coral Goby (species: Paragobiodon xanthosoma) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Paragobiodon xanthosoma
Emerald Coral Goby
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiidae
Genus Paragobiodon
Species Paragobiodon xanthosoma

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Arvedlund, M., P.L. Munday and A. Takemura (2007). The morphology and ultrastructure of the peripheral olfactory organ in newly metamorphosed coral-dwelling gobies, Paragobiodon xanthosomus Bleeker (Gobiidae, Teleostei), Tissue and Cell, 39: 335-342. LIRS catalog number 1103.
  • Devine, B.M. and P.L. Munday (2012). Habitat preferences of coral-associated fishes are altered by short-term exposure to elevated CO2. Marine Biology, doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2051-1. LIRS catalog number 1557.
  • Duchene D., S.O. Klanten, P.L. Munday, J. Herler and L. van Herwerden (2013). Phylogenetic evidence for recent diversification of obligate coral-dwelling gobies compared with their host corals. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69: 123-132. LIRS catalog number 1724.
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