Decorated goby


In Australia, it was found that this species has a lifespan of only one year.


  • Body whitish to tan.
  • Numerous rows of brown dots on body, some of which are joined to look like lines.
  • Does not possess a dark black line behind eye, which distinguishes this species from the similar looking Spectacled sandgoby.

Common Name: Decorated goby

Family Common Name: Gobies

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Istigobius decoratus___(Herre, 1927)

Maximum Length: 13 cm (Total Length)