Maiden goby

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs in pair.

Description

  • Body light grey to white with several rows of bright orange dots. Some dots with shiny, bright blue margin. Dots along back are smaller.
  • Below dots, an orange horizontal stripe runs from mouth, crosses through pectoral fin base and ends at caudal peduncle.
  • Blue lines and dots on head.

Common Name: Maiden goby

Family Common Name: Gobies

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Valenciennea puellaris___(Tomiyama, 1956)

Maximum Length: 20 cm (Standard Length)