Scaly-nape tentacle goby


  • Usually recorded singly.
  • Mainly feeds on copepods.


  • Body greyish white with yellow blotches.
  • Head with several yellow oblique bars and several iridescent oblique blue lines.
  • Dorsal fins whitish with rows of blue dots.
  • First dorsal spine usually longest.

Common Name: Scaly-nape tentacle goby

Family Common Name: Gobies

Family: Gobiidae

Scientific Name: Oxyurichthys auchenolepis___(Bleeker, 1876)

Maximum Length: 13 cm (Total Length)