Sailfin Shrimpgoby, Amblyeleotris randalli Hoese & Steene 1978

Other Names: Randall's Shrimpgoby, Sail-fin Shrimp-goby

A Sailfin Shrimpgoby, Amblyeleotris randalli, at Mactan, Central Visayas, Philippines. Source: Klaus Stiefel / Flickr: pacificklaus. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

Body whitish with 7 thin orange bars along the head and body, small pale spots and a large black ocellus on the first dorsal fin.
Video of a Sailfingoby with the alpheid shrimp Alpheus bellulus.
Video of a Sailfingoby at Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines.

Cite this page as:
Amblyeleotris randalli in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Nov 2018,

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37428041

Behaviour:Burrows with alpheid shrimps

Depth:15-48 m

Fishing:Aquarium fish

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:11 cm TL

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