Gobiodon quinquestrigatus, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Gobiodon quinquestrigatus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Red/brown body with 5 narrow blueish-white bars on head. Differs from G. prolixus (Elongate Coralgoby) primarily in body shape, with deeper head tapering more towards tail. Live at the base of fingers of Acropora corals.
Max Size: 5 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.0-31.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
Threats: Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (5% 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: Few (4 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.