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
 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: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 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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