Observations in the Family: Gobiidae

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Chillin' on the Sand

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By: UnderwaterWendy
Pisces DiversSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: A-Frame
Observed on: 23rd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: These little dudes are always looking so serious and always defending their hood (the sand). Sometimes they hang in pairs and trios but they'll always throw you the stank eye!!

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By: UnderwaterWendy
Pisces DiversSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: A-Frame
Observed on: 2nd May 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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By: Elodie
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 17th May 2011
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Barehead Goby

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By: jelly
Maties Underwater ClubSeaKeys
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Location: M4, Simon's Town
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 4th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Didn't realize that they are Endemic.

Seawhip goby

Seawhip goby
By: Pieterjl
Sea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 24th February 2012
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Convict goby

Convict goby
By: Pieterjl
Sea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 27th November 2011
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Caffrogobius saldanha ...

Caffrogobius saldanhae 1.1
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Kaysers Beach, EC
Observed on: 12th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Wip coral Goby

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By: Riaan01
Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 12th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 3

Gobies

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By: ROV_Ryan
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
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Location: Durban R6
Observed on: 19th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Goby

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By: ROV_Ryan
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
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Location: Durban L3
Observed on: 14th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Long Beach

Caffrogobius nudiceps P7166179
By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Long Beach, Simon's Town
Observed on: 16th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Rambler Rock southern pinnacles

Caffrigobius nudiceps P6165585
By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Rambler Rock south pinnacles
Observed on: 16th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Gobiidae

Gobiidae 13.12.2012 Mteri
By: MarkusMarkus's reputation in Fish
Location: A10, Chiredzi
Observed on: 13th December 2010
Added to iSpot: 29th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3

Barehead goby at Wonders Pinnacle

Caffrogobius nudiceps P4285191
By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Wonders Pinnacle
Observed on: 28th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Vogelsteen

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Vogelsteen
Observed on: 16th March 2004
Added to iSpot: 25th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Tony's Reef

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Tony's Reef
Observed on: 6th December 2003
Added to iSpot: 24th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Lorry Bay

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Lorry Bay
Observed on: 4th December 2003
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at the Ark Rock wrecks

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Ark Rock wrecks
Observed on: 1st April 2006
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Ammo Reef

Caffrogobius nudiceps P5120252
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Ammo Reef
Observed on: 12th May 2012
Added to iSpot: 15th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Windmill Beach

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Windmill Beach
Observed on: 8th May 2005
Added to iSpot: 14th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Spaniard Rock

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Spaniard Rock
Observed on: 10th July 2004
Added to iSpot: 14th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Pinnacle

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Pinnacle
Observed on: 27th January 2004
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at the SAS Pietermaritzburg wreck

Caffrogobius nudiceps P8040760
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: SAS Pietermaritzburg wreck
Observed on: 4th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Partridge Point Seal Rock

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Partridge Point Seal Rock
Observed on: 4th September 2005
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Long Beach

Caffrogobius nudiceps
By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Long Beach, Simon's Town
Observed on: 9th August 2005
Added to iSpot: 9th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Kalk Bay Harbour Wall

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Kalk Bay Harbour Wall
Observed on: 30th March 2005
Added to iSpot: 9th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Glencairn Quarry

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Glencairn Quarry
Observed on: 11th May 2005
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Glencairn barge wreck

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Glencairn barge wreck
Observed on: 8th October 2006
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at False Bay Yacht club

Caffrogobius nudiceps P7150687
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: False Bay Yacht Club
Observed on: 15th July 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead gobies at the Brunswick wreck

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Brunswick wreck
Observed on: 24th November 2004
Added to iSpot: 31st March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at Alpha Reef

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Alpha Reef
Observed on: 1st May 2005
Added to iSpot: 30th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Barehead goby at A-Frame

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: A-Frame
Observed on: 26th July 2008
Added to iSpot: 30th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Caffrogobius species

Caffrogobius
By: Mark Brown
Natures Valley Trust
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Location: Groot River Estuary
Observed on: 6th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th March 2014
Likely ID: Caffrogobius
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3

Seawhip goby

Bryaninops yongei_Seawhip goby(69)
By: Triton Dive Lodge
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 22nd February 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

double stripe

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By: Triton Dive Lodge
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 23rd February 2014
Added to iSpot: 4th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3

Rare find

rare
By: Triton Dive Lodge
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 23rd February 2014
Added to iSpot: 4th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Triton69-Dendro fish

dendro fish
By: Triton Dive Lodge
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Triton 69m
Observed on: 27th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 2nd March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Peter Timm

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By: Triton Dive Lodge
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Triton 69m
Observed on: 27th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th February 2014
Likely ID: Gobiidae
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 3

Mudskipper

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By: Carl Bodenstaff
Location: Hulley Ave, Mtunzini
Observed on: 16th January 2013
Added to iSpot: 3rd February 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 6
Comments: 4
Description: About 50 mm long spotted at Mtunzini on the Northern Natal coast.

Glossogobius

Glossogobius
By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
Fish expert
Location: S51, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 27th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 15th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3

Gobi, Mauritius

Gobi Mauritius 22 6 2012
By: Prix BurgoynePrix Burgoyne's reputation in FishPrix Burgoyne's reputation in Fish
Location: Cashmir road, Grand Gaube
Observed on: 22nd June 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th March 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: About 5cm long, amazingly camouflaged in the weed.

Caffrogobius nudiceps

Caffrogobius nudiceps
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: R325, Gouritz
Observed on: 9th November 2012
Added to iSpot: 13th November 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 8

Is this a Tank Toby?

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By: lulu_pretorius
Location: P522, Jozini
Observed on: 1st July 2012
Added to iSpot: 9th July 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 5
Description: Caught in the Jozini Dam with chicken liver as bait. Thought to be an invasive aquarium fish (if someone can comment on this)? Several juveniles were caught as well at the same location.

Psammogobius knysnaensis

Psammogobius knysnaensis
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Jeffrey's Bay
Observed on: 3rd April 2012
Added to iSpot: 22nd April 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: About 7cm long.

Psammogobius knysnaensis

Psammogobius knysnaensis
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Gericke's Point
Observed on: 25th February 2012
Added to iSpot: 9th March 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: These smaller fish were in another rockpool. Grey brown with darker brown spots.

Psammogobius knysnaensis

 Psammogobius knysnaensis
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Gericke's Point
Observed on: 25th February 2012
Added to iSpot: 27th February 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Klipfish

Klipfish
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Southern Right Whale Trail at fishtraps
Observed on: 4th June 2011
Added to iSpot: 30th June 2011
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3

Fish in a rock pool on the beach at Knysna

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By: Jonathan
iSpot Team
Location: 22, Glen View Rd
Observed on: 18th March 2011
Added to iSpot: 24th March 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1

Species with which Gobiidae interacts

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