Flagfin prawn goby

Characteristics

Shares burrow with commensal shrimp.

Description

  • Body pale brown.
  • Five to six diagonal dark bars on each side of the body.
  • Usually a blue spot on first dorsal fin. Males have an elongated first dorsal fin.

Common Name: Flagfin prawn goby

Family Common Name: Gobies

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Mahidolia mystacina___(Valenciennes, 1837)

Maximum Length: 8 cm (Total Length)