Sphynx goby

The Sphynx goby lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range - 15 m environment.

The Sphynx goby is similar to A. phalaena in appearance and behavior. Both of these species are more aggressive sand-sifters than their smaller congeners (e.g., A. rainfordi). The genus Amblygobius is comprised of 14 species that are distributed in the Indo-Pacific. More

Common names

Bagtis in Waray-waray
Bia in Tagalog
Borod in Waray-waray
Bugonglawin in Cebuano
Gamia in Hiligaynon
lokuca in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Paku in Tagbanwa Calamian
Pomo in Gela
Sfinks-dikkop in Afrikaans
sphinx goby in English
Sphynx goby in English
蛾鈍鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
蛾钝鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Amblygobius
Species : Amblygobius sphynx
Authority : Valenciennes, 1837