Cryptocentrus cinctus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Cryptocentrus cinctus, Photo: Ian Shaw
Variable in colour, 4-5 dark bars on body may be faint. Small, elongate blueish white spots on front body, head and fins (but not tail). C. fasciatus (Y-bar Shrimpgoby) lacks any markings on 1st dorsal fin, which is also a different shape. Shares burrow with Alpheid shrimp.
Max Size: 12 cm
Habitat: Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.