Gobius melanopus

Pink-speckled shrimpgoby

Pink-speckled shrimpgoby
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Subfamily: Gobiinae
Genus: Gobius
Species: G. melanopus
Binomial name
Gobius melanopus
Bleeker, 1859-60
  • Cryptocentrus leptocephalus Bleeker, 1876
  • Cryptocentrus melanopus (Bleeker, 1859-60)
  • Cryptocentrus obliquus (Herre, 1934)
  • Smilogobius obliquus Herre, 1934

Pink-speckled shrimpgoby (also called Pinkspotted Shrimp Goby), Gobius melanopus, is a Goby from the Western Pacific: Indonesia to New Caledonia, north to the Yaeyama Islands, south to northwestern Australia, also Tonga. It grows to a size of 12 cm in length. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade.


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