Chinese zebra goby

The Zebra goby, or Ptereleotris zebra, is a Dartfish from the Pacific.

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The Chinese zebra goby lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 31 m , usually 2 - 4 m environment.

This fish is known as Chinese Zebra Goby and the correct latin name is Ptereleotris Zebra. It belongs to the Dartfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care This Dartfish is peaceful towards tankmates. More

The Chinese Zebra Goby is a pastel green fish with pink and blue bars. This is a hardy species that will do well in reef tanks where it has plenty of rockwork to hide in when startled. More

zebra goby, that is Lythrypnus zebra while the Chinese zebra goby is Ptereleotris zebra, or is it Ptereleoris zebra or Pterapogon zebra or Pogonoculius zebra or Stanulus talboti? These were all scientific names for that fish that I found on the 'Net. More

The Chinese Zebra Goby has an elongated body colored green to grey-green with blue-edged pink vertical stripes, a black bar below the eye, and black edging across the dorsal fin. More

Chinese Zebra Goby;Ptereleotris zebra Last update: 31-12-69 Submitted by Administrator Max. size: 12.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; Ref. More

Common names

Chinese zebra goby in English
Gobie zèbre in French (français)
Poisson-fléchette zébré in French (français)
Roket zebra in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tilotai in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Zebra dart-goby in English
Zebra dartfish in English
Zebra goby in English
Zebra hovergoby in English
Zeburahaze in Japanese (日本語)
斑馬鰕虎 in Mandarin Chinese
斑馬鰭塘鱧 in Mandarin Chinese
斑马鰕虎 in Mandarin Chinese
斑马鳍塘鳢 in Mandarin Chinese
条纹多髭鰕虎鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋多髭鰕虎魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Ptereleotridae
Genus : Ptereleotris
Species : Ptereleotris zebra
Authority : Fowler, 1938