PISCES : PERCIFORMES : GobiidaeBONY FISH

Gobius gasteveni Miller, 1974

Steven's Goby


Gobius gasteveni

Description: The body is blue-grey with distinctive lines of chestnut brown blotches. Adult fish can be up to 12cm in length.

Habitat: Lives on gravel to muddy seabeds with scattered rocks.

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic from the western English Channel to the Canary Islands and Madeira.

Similar Species: Paler and with more obvious longitudinal markings than other species in the area.

Key Identification Features:

Distribution Map from NBN: Interactive map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.



 Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C. (2016). Gobius gasteveni Miller, 1974. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZG7220 Accessed on 2017-11-23

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