Pleurosicya elongata, QLD, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Pleurosicya elongata, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Translucent goby with flattened head, spine with alternating brown and white dashes, scattering of red-brown flecks on back, side and head and a pointed snout. Found only on flat (fan) sponges.
Max Size: 4 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.4-31.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Rare (1% 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.