Gobiodon oculolineatus Wu, 1979
Eyeline coralgoby
photo by Winterbottom, R.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Ryukyu, Ogasawara and Xisha islands.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Monogamous (Ref. 52884). The male takes care of eggs deposited on a coral branch (Ref. 32163). Has the ability to change sex in both directions to favor reproductive success (Ref. 32163).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 June 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.06.96
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 12.09.13

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