Fish Species

Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby

Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby - Description

The Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby is also known as the Blueband Goby and Pennant Glider.

The are an amusing peaceful little fish and spend their time sifting through the sand at the bottom of the tank in order to feed on small worms, algae and crustaceans which they sift through their gill covers.

Popular Name: Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby
Species: Valenciennea strigata

Profile of the Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby species.

  • Size: Up to 18cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: PH 8.1 to 8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Small Worms, Crustaceans and Algae. Frozen, Dried or Flaked Food

  • Temperament: Peaceful, good community fish

  • Behaviour: Live in pairs and not aggressive to other fish

  • Range: Indo-Pacific

Scientific Classification of the Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Valenciennea strigata

  • Popular Name: Golden-headed Sleeper Goby - Blueband Goby - Pennant Glider

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Gobiidae

Aquarium Fish Index

Facts about Fish Species - Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.


A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.

The species detailed on this website are Tropical, Saltwater, Aquarium , Marine , Pet , Pond, Clown, Koi,
Beta (Betta), Gold Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow, Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral.

For more information and pictures of the Golden-Headed Sleeper Goby visit the
Full Fish Species Website

Privacy Statement

Cookies Policy

2014 Cyber Synergy Ltd