Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Shoulderbar Goby
Shoulderbar Goby
Scientific Name: Gnatholepis cauerensis
Family: Gobiidae
Category: Gobies
Size: Up to 1.75 in. (4.5 cm)  
Depth: 10-150 ft. (3-45 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Hawaii, Australia, French Polynesia
Note: This species has four recognised subspecies: G. cauerensis cauerensis from the Indian Ocean and into the Pacific to Hawaii and Rapa Islands; G. c. australis from Australian waters; G. c. hawaiiensis from around the Hawaiian Islands; and G. c. pascuensis from the water by Easter Island

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