Blueband goby

Characteristics

Usually occurs in pairs, sharing the same burrow. Feeds on small organisms by sifting sand. Forms monogamous pairs. Males guard eggs in burrows and spend more time maintaining burrows than females do.

Description

  • Body white to pale grey.
  • Snout yellow.
  • A blue horizontal stripe below eye.

Common Name: Blueband goby

Family Common Name: Gobies

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Valenciennea strigata___(Broussonet, 1782)

Maximum Length: 18 cm (Total Length)