Twotone Dartfish (Ptereleotris evides)

Also known as Arrow Goby, Blackfin Dart Goby, Blackfin Dartfish, Blackfin Goby, Dartfish, Dart Goby, Gudgeon, Hover Goby, Sailfin Hovergoby, Scissortail, Scissortail Dartfish, Scissortail Goby, Spot-tail Gudgeon, Worm Goby

Description

Also known as Arrow Goby, Blackfin Dart Goby, Blackfin Dartfish, Blackfin Goby, Dartfish, Dart Goby, Gudgeon, Hover Goby, Sailfin Hovergoby, Scissortail, Scissortail Dartfish, Scissortail Goby, Spot-tail Gudgeon, Wormfish, Worm Goby.

Found in pairs, hovering just above the bottom, close to the refuge of their holes, over bays, lagoons, and outer reef slopes.
They feed on zooplankton.
Juveniles found in small schools.
Length - 14cm
Depth - 2-15m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

These cute little fish usually in pairs hovering directly above the ocean floor, facing the current to catch their food.
When predators approach they dart back into their holes or under a rock. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Ptereleotris-evides.html

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