This species is most similar to Eviota sigillata Jewett & Lachner, 1983 (type locality: Cargados Carajos Shoals, Mauritius, Mascarene Islands)
Eviota cf. sigillata has only been taken at Viti Levu and Vanua Levu in Fiji. Field notes often mention dead coral, sand, silt as well as rubble and coral.
25 Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 20, 25– 75 (2016)
A review of the dwarfgobies of Fiji, including descriptions of five new species (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota)
DAVID W. GREENFIELD and JOHN E. RANDALL