Pellucita Pygmy Goby [Eviota pellucida]

00 Pellucita pygmy goby, Eviota pellucida

Eviota pellucida is a Goby from the Eastern Indian Ocean and parts of the western pacific. It can be found at depths of 3-20m. It reaches a maximum size of 3 cm in length. Its body is a transparent orange/red colour, with a yellow/gold line stretching from its head the base of its tail, one on its side stretching through its eye to 2/3 of the way down its body, and two lines over its head. All lines originate near the upper lip. A white line along the stomach is also present.

 Pictures: Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia by Sami Salmenkivi

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