Diamond Sleeper (Watchman) Goby - Small
Pre-Medically Quarantined. See Quarantine Methods Page for more information.
Species: V. puellaris
Binomial name: Valenciennea puellaris (Tomiyama, 1956)
Valenciennea puellaris, the Orange-spotted sleeper-goby, Orange-dashed goby, or Maiden goby,Diamond Watchman goby, is a species of goby native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. It inhabits lagoons and outer reefs where it occurs on sandy substrates with larger pieces of rubble to burrow under. It can reach a length of 20 centimetres (7.9 in) SL. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. Its main diet is composed of zoo plankton and dead fish or insects.