Twostripe goby

The Twostripe goby lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 45 m , usually 1 - 30 m environment.

Valenciennea helsdingeni Thumb Twostripe goby Valenciennea longipinnis Valenciennea longipinnis Thumb Long-finned goby Valenciennea muralis Valenciennea muralis Thumb Mural goby Valenciennea puellaris Valenciennea puellaris Thumb Maiden goby Valenciennea sexguttata Valenciennea sexguttata Thumb Sixspot goby Valenciennea strigata Valenciennea strigata Thumb Blueband goby Valenciennea More

Also known as the Twostripe Goby, its body is an attractive white sheen with two lateral bars running the length of the body. Depending on the specimen, these bars may be black, a deep copper, or a combination thereof. The dorsal fin displays a black spots or bar. More

Common names

Bia in Tagalog
Black-lined sleeper-goby in English
Kuroitohaze in Japanese (日本語)
railway glider in English
Spoor-swerwer in Afrikaans
Twostripe goby in English
双带凡塘鳢 in Mandarin Chinese
双带塘鳢 in Mandarin Chinese
雙帶凡塘鱧 in Mandarin Chinese
雙帶塘鱧 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Valenciennea
Species : Valenciennea helsdingenii
Authority : Bleeker, 1858