Fish Species

Pinkbar Goby

Pinkbar Goby - Description

The Pinkbar Goby is also known as the Beautiful Prawn Goby or Pink-Shrimp Goby. It has a symbiotic relationship with the Alphaeid Shrimp (Alpheus randalli) also known as the Candy-Striped shrimp.

The Pink-bar goby requires a tank with a sandy base so it can burrow into the sand. Like other gobies, it has the ability to jump so ensure the tank has a close fitting lid.

Popular Name: Pinkbar Goby
Species: Amblyeleotris aurora

Profile of the Pinkbar Goby

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

  • Size: Up to 11cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: Temp: 21 to 28 Degrees. PH 8.1 to 8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Brine Shrimp, Mysis Shrimp

  • Temperament: Peaceful, Good addition to community aquarium

  • Habitat: Reef Dwellers at depths of up to 35m

  • Behaviour: Can be aggressive to other Pinkbar gobies

  • Range: Western Indian Ocean, Andaman Sea

Scientific Classification of the Pinkbar 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: Amblyeleotris aurora

  • Popular Name: Pinkbar Goby - Beautiful Prawn Goby - Pink-bar Shrimp Goby

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Gobiidae

Marine Fish Index

Facts about Fish Species - Pinkbar 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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