Ctenogobiops tangaroai, Coral Sea, Photo: Ian Shaw
Ctenogobiops tangaroai, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Pale semi-translucent body with rows of orange and white spots and dashes, extremely elongated first dorsal spine. Shares burrow with Alpheid shrimp.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 26.9-31.1°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky 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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.