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Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis

Yanagisawa, 1978

Redspotted Shrimp Goby

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable

Range: West Pacific Ocean

Size: 3 inches - 7 cm

Natural Environment: Inhabits sandy and rubble bottom areas on sloping inshore reefs and usually found at depths between 10 –85 feet (3 – 25 m) where it feeds on benthic invertebrates and zooplankton.

General Husbandry: Not normally collected for the trade.


    Order: Perciformes

    Suborder: Gobioidei

    Family: Gobiidae

    Genus: Amblyeleotris

FYI: Shown here for identification only, yet should it become available, care is similar to others in this genus.

 Amblyeleotris ogasawarensis (Redspotted Shrimp Goby)
Photo © John Randall
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