Phyllogobius platycephalops, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Translucent, with scattered fine, white and brown dots - more on upper snout, operculum and pectoral fin base. Indistinct red and white dashes on spine; a second faint row below. Flat head with a bill-like snout. Found on fan sponges.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 25.7-31.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Soft sediment
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.