Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata

Redmargin shrimpgoby
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata, QLD, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
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Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata
Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata


Tropical Indo-Pacific


Five diffuse reddish bars on body, black flecks along back, row of red or orange spots along top margin of dorsal fin and a broad dark stripe on eye. Shares burrow with Alpheid shrimp.


Max Size: 11 cm

Sea Temperature Range: 29.9-31.2°C

Depth: 2-20m

Habitat Generalization Index: N/A

Also referred to as the SGI (Species Generalisation Index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species. Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here.

Conservation and Rarity

IUCN Status: Not Evaluated

Occurrence: Widespread (100% of sites)

Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution. It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed

Abundance: Several (6 per transect)

Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.

Edit by: Joe Shields