Orange-red Pygmygoby, Trimma okinawae (Aoyagi 1949)

Other Names: Orange Spot Goby, Orange-red Goby, Orange-red Pygmy Goby, Orange-spotted Goby, Red-spotted Dwarfgoby, Yellow-speckled Cave-goby

An Orange-red Pygmygoby, Trimma okinawae, at Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan - depth 10 m. Source: orangkucing / License: CC BY Attribution-ShareAlike

The Orange-red Pygmygoby usually lives in social groups comprising a large male and one or more smaller females.

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Dianne J. Bray, Trimma okinawae in Fishes of Australia, accessed 18 Oct 2018,

Orange-red Pygmygoby, Trimma okinawae (Aoyagi 1949)


Manabe H, Ishimura M, Shinomiya A, Sunobe T (2007) Field evidence for bi-directional sex change in the polygynous gobiid fish Trimma okinawae. J Fish Biol 70: 600–609. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01338.x

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CAAB Code:37428270

Biology:Capable of changing sex

Habitat:Reef associated

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