Body slender, snout rounded, eyes close together, near top of head; mouth subterminal reaching to below middle of eye. Greyish-brown above, paler below, midsides with 5-6 irregular dark blotches; three spots often forming a y-shaped mark near base of tail. First dorsal fin with a blue spot at rear of fin and 2-3 greyish oblique bars. To 7 cm.
Previously identified as Pseudogobius olorum, which is only found in South Australia and Western Australia.
Muddy areas and seagrass beds in the upper reaches of estuaries, bays and lagoons, often entering freshwater, in depths to 10 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed