Slender Mudskipper (Periophthalmus gracilis)

Also known as Graceful Mudskipper, Gudgeon, Indonesian Mudskipper, Mudskipper

Description

Also known as Graceful Mudskipper, Gudgeon, Indonesian Mudskipper, Mudskipper.

Found singly or in schools zipping about over mud, rubble, sand and in rock pools on very shallow intertidal shorelines. These gobies are air breathing when out of the water.
They feed on crustaceans and insects.
Length - 4.5cm
Depth - 0-2m
Widespread Indo Pacific

These little guys are amphibious air-breathers and use their Pectoral fins to walk on land, they thrive on the shore line where they interact with each other while finding food and shelter. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/7481

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