Giant Shrimpgoby, Amblyeleotris fontanesii (Bleeker 1852)

Other Names: Giant Shrimp Goby, Giant Shrimp-goby

A Giant Shrimpgoby, Amblyeleotris fontanesii, at Bali, Indonesia, December 2012. Source: Andrey Ryanskiy / FishBase. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

Shrimpgobies share burrows with alpheid shrimps. The shrimp excavated and maintains the burrow, while the goby watches out for predators.

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Amblyeleotris fontanesii in Fishes of Australia, accessed 29 May 2024,

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37428035

Behaviour:In burrows with alpheid shrimps

Habitat:Reef associated, sandy areas

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