Lined Dartgoby, Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982

Other Names: Lined Dartfish

A Lined Dartgoby, Ptereleotris grammica, on the Izu Peninsula, Japan. Source: Izuzuki / License: CC BY Attribution

Head and body pale with a dusky yellowish-orange midlateral stripe and alternating blue and yellowish-orange stripes on the dorsal and anal fins; chin with a low, longitudinal, median fold.

A Lined Dartgoby in Okinawa, November 2010.
A Lined Dartgoby at Sebumakuta Island, Cebu, Philippines.
Lined Dartgobies at Izu-Oshima Island, Japan.

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Lined Dartgoby, Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982

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Widespread in the Western Pacific from the Philippines to Palau and the Solomon Islands, the Ryukyu Islands in Southern Japan, and south to Queensland, Australia. 
Inhabits rubble and sandy areas on seaward reefs, occasionally sheltering in burrows.


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CAAB Code:37435016

Depth:30-60 m

Fishing:Aquarium fish

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:10 cm TL

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