(Böhlke & Robins, 1968)
Saltwater fish, small size fish with long body and cylindrical, with two
dorsal fins. The mouth is underslung, or shark-like. Upper body dark
with a bright yellow or white 'vee' on top of head. Underside pale, size
To be confused with
- Neon goby Elacatinus oceanops
(Has a bright blue stripe on is back.)
Seize: 4 cm.
Colour: a yellow stripe in front of each eye that joins to form a V near the tip of their snout, black and white stipes tripes in the length of the body.
Shape: very small, torpedo-shaped fish.
Habitat environment and ecology
Inhabits coral reefs. Often cleans other fish species
BES-eilanden: St Eustatius
[Marion Haarsma, January 2016]
- DeLoach, N., & Humann, P. (2002). Reef Fish Identification -
Florida Caribbean Bahamas - 3th Edition. New World Publications, Inc.