Golden Goby

Lubricogobius exiguus

Lubricogobius exiguus is a small fish (max. 4 cm) member of Gobiidae family.
Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 5 - 7. Pelvic fins with a well-developed frenum; anterior nostrils usually present (rarely absent on one side); dorsal and ventral edges of caudal peduncle strongly keeled; bright yellow in color
Light at the end of the tunnel Lubricogobius exiguus.
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Distribution

Western Pacific: Japan, Taiwan and New Caledonia.
Yellow/Golden Goby - Lubricogobius exiguus This is a small specie, growing up to 3 cm in size. Usually found in pairs.

At a glance, it could be confused with Paragobiodon xanthosoma - Yellow Hairy/Bearded Goby but this  Lubricogobius exiguus is completely smooth bodied.

Its genus name is explained :
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Habitat

Inhabits shallow inshore to moderate depth on muddy substrates, usually with small outcrops of rubble or debris

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyGobiidae
GenusLubricogobius
SpeciesLubricogobius exiguus