Checked goby

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Checked goby
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Redigobius
Species: R. dewaali
Binomial name
Redigobius dewaali
(M. C. W. Weber, 1897)
  • Gobius dewaali M. C. W. Weber, 1897
  • Redigobius dewaalii (M. C. W. Weber, 1897)
  • Stigmatogobius dewaali (M. C. W. Weber, 1897)
  • Gobius maxillaris Davies, 1948
  • Mugilogobius pongolensis Kok & Blaber, 1977
  • Redigobius pongolensis (Kok & Blaber, 1977)

Redigobius dewaali, the Checked goby, is a species of goby native to the Indian Ocean coast of Africa from Mozambique and South Africa. This species inhabits fresh and brackish waters of estuaries, lakes and floodplain pans where there is plentiful vegetation. It can reach a length of 4.2 centimetres (1.7 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ Bills, R. & Engelbrecht, J. and Cambray, J. 2007. Redigobius dewaali. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. < Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 23 September 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Redigobius dewaali" in FishBase. June 2013 version.