Decorated Goby

Scientific Name:

Istigobius decoratus


Gobies (Gobiidae)

Other names:

Sand Gobies, Decorated Sand-goby, Decorated Lagoon-goby.

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Also known as Sand Gobies, Decorated Sand-goby and Decorated Lagoon-goby.

Found singly or in pairs on clean sand and rubble areas of lagoons and seaward reefs.
They eat small invertebrates and zooplankton.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 1-25m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

Sand Gobies are usually found resting on the sand and feeding by taking mouthfuls of sand which is then filtered through their gills for tiny creatures. (edit)

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Fishy Stats

Length: 10cm
Depth: 1-25m
Found: Indo-West Pacific
Eats: Invertebrates and zooplankton
Family: Gobies
Species: Gobiidae

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