Gobiodon okinawae

Yellow Coralgoby, Okinawa Goby, Yellow Coralgoby
Gobiodon okinawae, Sulawesi, Indonesia.  Photo: Ian Shaw

Gobiodon okinawae, Sulawesi, Indonesia.  Photo: Ian Shaw

Tropical Indo-Pacific
Bright yellow body, rounded head. Lives down amongst the branches of Acropora corals. Similar to yellow form of G. spilophthalmus (Whitelined Coralgoby), but lacking the light patch along side.
  • Max Size: 4 cm
  • Depth: 1-15m
  • Habitat: Coral Reef
  • Threats: Habitat degradation
  • IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
  • Occurrence: Infrequent (2% 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: Few (2 per transect)
    Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
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