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Orange-spotted sleeper-goby (Valenciennea puellaris) Pulau Abadi, Lembeh. Geotagged,Indonesia,Orange-spotted sleeper-goby,Spring,Valenciennea puellaris Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Orange-spotted sleeper-goby (Valenciennea puellaris)

Pulau Abadi, Lembeh.

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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 Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Sep 1, 2018. Captured May 19, 2018 03:18 in Unnamed Road, Papusungan, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO250
  • 18mm