Periophthalma prawn-goby

Characteristics

  • Shares burrow with commensal shrimps.

Description

  • Body whitish.
  • Several vertical reddish-brown bars on body, interspaced by paler areas.
  • Irregular reddish-brown markings and dots on head and in spaces between vertical bars.

Common Name: Periophthalma prawn-goby

Family Common Name: Gobies

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Amblyeleotris periophthalma___(Bleeker, 1853)

Maximum Length: 11 cm (Standard Length)