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Orange-Dashed Goby The Orange-Dashed Goby - Valenciennea puellaris, also known as Orange-Spotted Goby are usually found in pairs.<br />
They are pale grey with double row of large orange spots on side; smaller orange spots on back and blue streaks or spots on head. Cebu,Fish,Geotagged,Goby,Malapascua,Orange-Dashed Goby,Orange-spotted sleeper-goby,Philippines,Spring,Valenciennea puellaris Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Orange-Dashed Goby

The Orange-Dashed Goby - Valenciennea puellaris, also known as Orange-Spotted Goby are usually found in pairs.
They are pale grey with double row of large orange spots on side; smaller orange spots on back and blue streaks or spots on head.

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''Valenciennea puellaris'', the Orange-spotted sleeper-goby, Orange-dashed goby, or Maiden goby, is a species of goby native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. It inhabits lagoons and outer reefs where it occurs on sandy substrates with larger pieces of rubble to burrow under. It can reach a length of 20 centimetres SL. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. Its main diet is composed of zoo plankton and dead fish or insects.

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded May 27, 2017. Captured May 5, 2017 12:53 in Unnamed Road, Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines.
  • TG-4
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO125
  • 18mm