Fish Species

Red Spotted Goby

Red Spotted Goby - Description

The Red Spotted Goby is also known as the Red-Blotched Pygmy Goby. They are small peaceful fish and are an attractive addition to any saltwater aquarium.

It is important however not to place them with larger aggressive fish and ideally introduce them in pairs or small groups.

Popular Name: Red Spotted Goby
Species: Trimma rubromaculatus

Profile of the Red Spotted Goby

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Red Spotted Goby species.

  • Size: Up to 3.5cm 

  • Fish Tank conditions: PH 8.1 to 8.4. Temp 22 to 25 Degrees

  • Diet / Feeding: Fresh or Frozen Brine or Mysis Shrimp

  • Temperament: Active but Peaceful Fish

  • Habitat: Reef Dwellers at depths of up to 50m

  • Behaviour: Good Community Fish

  • Range: Western Pacific

Scientific Classification of the Red Spotted 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: Trimma rubromaculatus

  • Popular Name: Red Spotted Goby - Red-Blotched Pygmy Goby

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Gobiidae


Marine Fish Index

Facts about Fish Species - Red Spotted 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.


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