Cleaning Goby (Elacatinus genie)

Also known as Cleaner Goby Genie's Cleaning Goby, Gudgeon, Neon Goby

Description

Also known as Cleaner Goby, Genie's Cleaning Goby, Gudgeon, Neon Goby.

Found singly or in pairs on live corals at cleaning stations waiting for customers.
They feed on ectoparasites.
Length - 4.5cm
Depth - 1-30m
Widespread Western Central Atlantic, Caribbean

Cleaner gobies stay around "cleaning stations" where they wait around for fish to come along to be cleaned by removing ectoparasites from their bodies. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/12443

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