Orangespotted goby

The Orangespotted goby lives in the reef-associated, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

An Orangespotted Goby (Istigobius rigilius) on the ocean floor near the wreckage of a Japanese WWII Transport at night off the coast of Malapascua Island in the Philippines. More

An Orangespotted Goby (Istigobious rigilius) sits on the ocean floor. This species can be recognized by uneven row of dark orange-brown spots on the lateral line of the body. More

orangespotted goby (Nes longus), which makes itself comfortable in the burrows of snapping shrimp, are examples of gobies that live in burrows on sand flats. More

Common names

Akaten-kobanhaze in Japanese (日本語)
Bara-chala in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Belosoh in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Citron goby in English
Gerimpelde koraaldikkop in Afrikaans
Mano'o-ulutu'i in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Moemimi in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Murakka-mas in Mahl
orangespotted goby in English
orangespotted goby in Unknown
Ploso in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Red-spotted coral goby in English
redspotted goby in English
Rippled coral goby in English
rippled coralgoby in English
പാര ചാള in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ബര ചാള  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
五带短鰕虎 in Mandarin Chinese
五帶短鰕虎 in Mandarin Chinese
沟叶鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
溝葉鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
紅點葉鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese
红点叶鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Gobiodon
Species : Gobiodon rivulatus
Authority : R