Valenciennea immaculata

Species: Valenciennea immaculata

English Name: Red-lined Sleeper

Chinese Name: 無斑美塘鱧

Family: Gobiidae


These gobies have a total of 6 to 7 dorsal spines, 13 to 17 dorsal soft rays, an anal spine, and 13 to 16 anal soft rays. Can grow up to a length of 13 cm. Inhabits fine, silty or muddy sand bottoms. Used commercially for aquarium.

© 2013 Klaus Stiefel

© 2013 Klaus Stiefel

© 2012 Richard Ling

© 2012 Richard Ling

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– Hoese, D.F. and H.K. Larson, 1994. Revision of the Indo-Pacific gobiid fish genus Valenciennea, with descriptions of seven new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (23):71 p.