Hazeus paucisquamatus is a New Species of Sand-Dwelling Goby from Papua New Guinea

A new species of tiny goby has been described from the Louisiade Archipelago of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Named the Louisiade Sand-goby, Hazeus paucisquamatus is described based on four specimens, two males and two females, ranging in size…

Two New Blue Eyed Gobies from Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is once again the locale for the discovery of new reef fish, this time with two new species of miniature gobies. Trimma blematium and T. meityae are two newly described species from this very numerous genus which both features very…

Cryptocentrus nanus from Fiji is the first Nano Watchman Goby

Cryptocentrus nanus is a new species of watchman goby recently described from Fiji. Clocking in at a whopping two inches long when full grown, the nano watchman goby is the smallest species of what we tend to think of when…

The Unique Eyes of Incredibly Diverse Eviota Gobies

Live eye-color patterns of various species of Eviota: 1) E. algida (M.V. Erdmann); 2) E. tetha (M.V. Erdmann); 3) E. teresae (R. Whitworth); 4) E. bilunula (R. Whitworth); 5) E. cometa (R. Whitworth); 6) E. fallax (G.R. Allen); 7) E.…

These New Species Of Grallenia Micro Gobies Are Adorable!

Grallenia is a genus of miniature gobies that you may not have heard of before. But with the recent addition of five new species to this group you will want to remember them in case you ever run into them at…

Sueviota pyrios, Another New Goby Species From The Red Sea

Sueviota pyrios is yet another new species of dwarf goby to be described, and the latest from the Red Sea. The bright red-orange fish is curiously described from just a single specimen collected in the Gulf of Aqaba at the…

Sueviota tubicola, a New Species of Goby That Lives With Tubes

Sueviota tubicola may be the first described new species of goby this year, but we’re certain that it won’t be the last. Discovered in the hotbed of diversity that is Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea, this new nano goby…

Eviota algida is cute new species of nano goby from the heart of Indonesia

A short distance off the southeast coast of Bali, there lies a smallish island called Nusa Penida which is the discovery site for a new species of nano goby.¬†Eviota algida joins a parade of new species to be described in…

Three new species of dwarf gobies from the Cayman Islands

A new paper recently published in the Journal of Ocean Science Foundation is a doozy of an article with an incredible wealth of information on the dwarf gobies of the Cayman Islands. The primary intent of the paper was to…

Trimma pajama and T. meranyx are two new exquisite species of deepwater nano gobies

A few new deepwater nano gobies from Indonesia have been described in a recent edition of the journal ZootaxaI¬†that are sure to captivate you with their beauty. Here is information on two of the three new gobies described by Richard…