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Wire Coral Goby

Bryaninops yongei

Description:

Also known as Reef Goby, Yonge's Wire Coral Goby, Sea Whip Goby, Whip Goby and Whip Coral Goby. They feed on small invertebrates and zooplankton, and grow to a length of about 4cm.

Habitat:

Found singly or as a male-and-female pair on the sea whip coral (Cirripathes anguina). Widespread in the Indo-Pacific region.

Notes:

I photographed this goby during a day dive at a depth of about 17m or so.

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4 Comments

Blogie
Blogie 9 years ago

Thanks, Shauming! I learned from the master. :)

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 9 years ago

Good shot Blogie!

Blogie
Blogie 9 years ago

Wow, thanks for the feedback, animaisfotos!!

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 9 years ago

Beautiful capture. The three photos do give a wider perspective. The first one and the last one, together, make it impossible not to love this spotting. Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

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Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 18, 2011
Submitted on Dec 19, 2011

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