Favonigobius exquisitus Whitley, 1950
Exquisite sand-goby
photo by Franicevic, S.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: New South Wales, Australia.
Biology:  Found in coastal bays and sandy estuaries sometimes in seagrass (Ref. 9002).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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