Marble Goby (Oxyeleotris marmorata)

Also known as Goby, Marble Gudgeon, Marbled Sand Goby, Marble Sleeper, Marbled Sleeper, Marbled Sleeper Goby, Sand Goby, Sleeper Goby, Sleepy Goby, Soon Hock

Description

Also known as Goby, Marble Gudgeon, Marbled Sand Goby, Marble Sleeper, Marbled Sleeper, Marbled Sleeper Goby, Sand Goby, Sleeper Goby, Sleepy Goby, Soon Hock.

Found in freshwater canals, flooded forests, reservoirs, rivers and swamps.
They feed on crabs, small fish, aquatic insects, molluscs and shrimp.
Length - 65cm
Depth - 10-?m
Widespread Asia

These are one of the largest on the goby family.

These Gobies spend their juvenile time in the sea but as adults most live in freshwater. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/5376

0 comments

Leave a comment

Known Sightings / Photograph Locations

Share this: