Amblyeleotris guttata, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Amblyeleotris guttata, Naigani Is, Fiji, Photo: Andrew Green
Amblyeleotris guttata, QLD, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Relatively large burrow-dwelling goby, rows of gold spots on head and body, 4-5 faints dark bars on side, dark chest, and pelvic fins, pale eye with 4 black spots and a scattering of blue spots on head and throat. Lives in burrows excavated by associated snapping shrimp, acting as a guard.
Max Size: 11 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 23.8-30.6°C
Habitat: Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (9% 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.