Also known as Blackchin Sleepergoby, Diamond Goby, Diamond Sleepergoby, Diamond Watchman Goby, Diamondspot Goby, Gudgeon, Maiden Goby, Orange Diamond Goby, Orangedash Goby, Orange-spotted Glidergoby, Orange-spotted Goby, Orange-spotted Sleepergoby, Pretty Prawngoby, Sleeper Goby.
Found in pairs, close to their burrows over sandy areas of clear lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on dead fish, insects, zooplankton.
Length - 16cm
Depth - 2-80m
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. (edit) Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/7246