Seen in Cabilao, Philippines (2012). Photo by Mark Bockstael (my husband).
Gobiesocidae. To 3 cm (1/4 in.): Elongate with short rounded snout. Black to pale reddish brown. White to yellow stripe from eye to tail. Occasionally a 3rd stripe down back. Typically display color of host crinoid.
Habitat: Solitary or in pairs. Coral reefs 8-20 m. East Indo-West Pacific.
Similar species: Clingfishes
Uploaded Jul 4, 2016. Captured Oct 7, 2012 05:45 in Cabilao Island Rd, Loon, Bohol, Philippines.