Collected only from Gamat Bay, Nusa Penida Island, Bali, Indonesia, but also photographed
approximately 950 km to the east at Beangabang Bay, Pantar, Indonesia. Likely distributed along the entire Lesser
Sunda Island chain in reef habitats exposed to cold-water upwelling along the eastern Indian Ocean coastlines.
Greenfield, D.W. and M.V. Erdmann, 2014. Eviota algida; a new dwarfgoby species from the upwelling waters off Nusa Penida, Indonesia (Teleostei: Gobiidae). J. Ocean Sci. Found. 13:27-34.