Amblyeleotris periophthalma, Adult, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Amblyeleotris periophthalma, Adult, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Five brown bars on body, red corner of mouth, brown flecks on back, orange, dark-edged round spots on head, eye with spoke-like arrangement of black spots. Red corner of mouth and spots on head, lacking in similar A. steinitzi (Steinitz's Shrimpgoby). Shares burrow with Alpheid shrimp.
Max Size: 12 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 23.2-30.2°C
Habitat: 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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.