Mangrove Goby (Mugilogobius cavifrons)

Also known as Bandfin Mangrove Goby, Bandfin Mullet Goby, Gudgeon, Sleeper Goby

Description

Also known as Bandfin Mangrove Goby, Bandfin Mullet Goby, Gudgeon, Sleeper Goby.

Found over mud and sand bottoms in murky brackish and freshwaters often close to mangroves in estuaries, lakes and streams.
They feed on benthic invertebrates, worms.
Length - 4cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Western Pacific

These Gobies feed by taking a mouthful of sand that is filtered through the gills for tiny creatures.
They make large homes on sandy areas below rocks, with a small entrance that is covered over at night, when predators are near these Gobies dive into the sand and swim through the sand to escape danger. Ref: https://www.fishbase.de/summary/15878

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