DESERT GOBY FACTS
The Desert Goby is brownish grey to yellowish with darker mottling. It sometimes has seven or eight saddle shaped markings across the back. The head is yellow below. The male has a black first dorsal with blue and yellow bands.
length to 6cm
found in pools and streams associated with artesian springs and bores. IT lives in shaded areas around plants or rocks. It lives in harsh conditions and can withstand large fluctuations in temperature, salinity, pH and dissolved oxygen.
insects, crustaceans, filamentous algae, detritus
western and southern Lake Eyre basin
|Common Name:||Desert Goby|