Fish Species

Red Banded Prawn Goby

Red Banded Prawn Goby - Description

The Red Banded Prawn Goby is an interesting addition to any marine aquarium. They burrow into the sand so need a tank with a deep substrate.

The Red Banded Goby has a symbiotic relationship with the Pistol Shrimp, they live together in the same burrow and alert each other to predators.

Popular Name: Red Banded Prawn Goby
Species: Amblyeleotris fasciata

Profile of the Red Banded Prawn Goby

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

  • Size: Up to 8cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: PH 8.1 to 8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Dried, Frozen or Flaked Food

  • Temperament: Good addition to community tank, ensure there are lots of rocks and places for them to hide

  • Habitat: Marine Reef Dwellers at Depths of up to 20m

  • Behaviour: Shy, will hide in burrow if feels threatened

  • Range: Western Central Pacific

Scientific Classification of the Red Banded Prawn 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 fasciata

  • Popular Name: Red Banded Prawn Goby - Shrimp Goby - Red Barred Shrimp Goby

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Gobiidae

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Facts about Fish Species - Red Banded Prawn 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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