Head slightly compressed; snout short, blunt; mouth oblique, terminal, reaching to below middle of eye; eyes large, close together on top of head; tail weakly pointed to slightly rounded; pectoral fins large, weakly pointed to slightly rounded. Greyish-brown with black spots on head, about 8 irregular bands on sides; horizontal stripe on side of head from eye across top of gill cover; usually a vertical dark bar below eye. To 11 cm.
These gobies seek shelter in burrows.
Seagrass beds or mangrove creeks in bays, estuaries and coastal lagoons, in depths of 0-10 m.
Eastern Australia, including central and eastern Victoria.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed