Wire Coral Goby (Bryaninops yongei)

Also known as Gudgeons, Reef Gobies, Seawhip Goby, Whip Coral Goby, Whip Goby, Yong's Coral Goby, Yonge's Wire Coral Goby

Description

Also known as Gudgeons, Reef Gobies, Seawhip Goby, Whip Coral Goby, Whip Goby, Yong's Coral Goby, Yonge's Wire Coral Goby.

Found singly or in pairs over current swept drop-off's, lagoons, back reefs and seaward reefs living exclusively on the Seawhip Cirripathes anguina.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 3.5cm
Depth - 3-45m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Reef Gobies have the largest and smallest species usually with very distinctive colouring.

2 comments

  1. Posted by Jolly
    May 31, 2011 at 22:42 pm - 1 person found this useful.

    I would love to know where this was taken? Such an amazing picture.

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