Felix Chan

Red-lined sleeper

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Red-lined sleeper

Characteristics

  • Mostly observed in pairs hovering above sandy bottoms.
  • Sieve sand through gills to seek small organisms as food.
  • Able to dig own burrow.

Description

  • Body yellowish white to white.
  • A pair of blue-edged reddish-orange horizontal bands running along both sides of the body through the caudal fin.

Common Name: Red-lined sleeper

Family Common Name: Gobies

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Valenciennea immaculata ___(Ni, 1981)

Genus: Valenciennea

Maximum Length: 13 cm (Total Length)