Orange-spotted Sleeper Goby, Maiden Goby, Orange Dashed Goby, Orangespotted Glidergoby
Valenciennea puellaris, Adult, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Valenciennea puellaris, Juvenile, Gulf of Carpentaria, NT, Photo: Andrew Green
Valenciennea puellaris, Adult, Gulf of Carpentaria, QLD, Photo: Andrew Green
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Bright gold/orange dots and dashes on side and light blue spots on head. Gold eye.
Max Size: 20 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.1-30.7°C
Depth: 2-84 m
Habitat: Coral Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (4% 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.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland