Decorated Goby (Istigobius decoratus)

Also known as Decorated Lagoongoby, Decorated Sandgoby, Gudgeon, Sand Goby

Description

Also known as Decorated Lagoongoby, Decorated Sandgoby, Gudgeon, Sand Goby.

Found singly close to their burrows over sand in clearwater lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on benthic crustaceans.
Length - 13cm
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) Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/4328

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