Butterfly goby

However, I’m leaving the butterfly goby name in here so you can find it on the web. LA Once we learned butterfly goby/wasp fish were painful, we stopped "handling" them. More

The butterfly goby is bigger than the smaller GSP but will eventually be moved into something else when the SG gets up there. More

The butterfly goby waspfish is a predatory fish that lives in brackish water environments across Southeast Asia. More

Awaous flavus, the candy-stripe or butterfly goby, but one of the other species. The shape is like a Stiphodon though, but they aren't brackish water fish. Anyway, for goby identification (which is very difficult) I'd recommend the Yahoo Goby Group: http://groups.yahoo.... More

Common names

'O'opu in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Banded goby in Unknown
Bia in Tagalog
Butterfly goby in English
Half-barred goby in English
Perhostokko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Puoliraitatokko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sarasahaze in Japanese (日本語)
tailspot goby in English
Vlinder-dikkop in Afrikaans
半带钝鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
半帶鈍鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
白条钝鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
白條鈍鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Amblygobius
Species : Amblygobius phalaena
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