Also known as Blue-spotted Shrimpgoby, Gudgeon, Leptocephalus Prawngoby, Pink-and-Blue Spotted Goby, Pink Shrimpgoby, Pinkspot Shrimpgoby, Pinkspot Watchman Goby, Pink-spotted Shrimpgoby, Pink-spotted Watchman Goby, Shrimp Goby, Singapore Goby, Singapore Prawngoby, Singapore Shrimpgoby, Spotted Watchman Goby.
Found singly, or in pairs, sharing their burrow with an alpheid shrimp, over silty, rubble and sandy bottoms, around mangroves, over large tide-pools, of inner lagoons, and sheltered coastal reefs.
They feed on benthic invertebrates.
Length - 12cm
Depth - 0-18m
Widespread Western Pacific
Shrimp Gobies live a symbiotic relationship with snapping shrimps.
The Gobies stand guard while the shrimps play "housekeeper" to their burrow, continually digging and cleaning the sand. The Gobies will signal when predators are near. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/25799