It is frequently found living in a symbiotic relationship with shrimp.

The Tangaroa lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 4 - 40 m , usually 4 - 40 m environment.

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After a short break Tangaroa return, building on their previous efforts and taking everything ten steps further. More

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Vessel Tangaroa is well equipped for a wide range of stock assessment work. Because some of New Zealand’s most important commercial fish species (such as orange roughy) are found at great depths, Tangaroa can trawl down to 2000 m. More

Tangaroa's brother is Rongo, who is, according to some myths, the same as Maui, the Fisher of Islands, the inventor of sail-ships. In some sculptures, he is shown as the creator out of whose body the creatures emerge, including human beings. More

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Common names

Antenniraputokko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Bia in Tagalog
Hatatate-shinobihaze in Japanese (日本語)
Iga pohaha in Gela
Mano'o in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Masted shrimp goby in English
Tangaroa in English
Tangaroa prawn-goby in English
Tangaroa shrimp-goby in English
东加栉鰕虎 in Mandarin Chinese
東加櫛鰕虎 in Mandarin Chinese
長棘櫛眼鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
长棘栉眼鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Picture of Ctenogobiops tangaroai has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Ctenogobiops
Species : Ctenogobiops tangaroai
Authority : Lubbock & Polunin, 1977