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Amblyeleotris fasciata

(Red banded prawn goby (FB))


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Family : Gobies ; Moderately common in patches of coarse carbonate or volcanic sand of outer lagoon and seaward reefs. Occurs in pairs and burrow with a yellow species of prawn. Minimum depth range reported taken from Ref. 30874.

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Red banded Prawn goby, Red banded prawn goby (FB), Red-banded prawn-goby, Redbarred shrimp goby

Common Names in Fijian:


Common Names in Japanese:


Common Names in Mandarin Chinese:

条带钝塘鳢, 條帶鈍塘鱧

Common Names in Samoan:

Mano'o popo, Mano'o-popo

Common Names in Tagalog:



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May be found at depths of 4 to 20 meters.

Typically found in water with a depth of 0 to -3,608 meters (0 to -11,837 feet).[1]

Biome: Marine .


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Amblyeleotris fasciataZebreleotris fasciataZebreleotris fasciata Herre • Zebreleotris fasciata Herre, 1953


Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: Data last modified by FishBase 26-Jun-1998

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Amblyeleotris

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 24 species and subspecies in this genus:

A. arcupinna (Horse-Shoe Shrimp-Goby) · A. aurora (Pink-Bar Shrimp-Goby) · A. bleekeri (Shrimp Goby) · A. callopareia (Beautiful-Cheek Shrimpgoby) · A. diagonalis (Diagonal Shrimp-Goby) · A. downingi (Shoulder-Spot Shrimp-Goby) · A. fasciata (Red Banded Prawn Goby (FB)) · A. fontanesii (Giant Prawn Goby (FB)) · A. guttata (Spotted Prawn Goby) · A. gymnocephala (Masked Shrimpgoby (FB)) · A. latifasciata (Metallic Shrimp-Goby) · A. macronema (Longspine Shrimpgoby) · A. masuii (Masui's Shrimp-Goby) · A. ogasawarensis (Redspotted Shrimpgoby) · A. periophthalma (Periophthalma Prawn Goby (FB)) · A. periophthalmus (Periophthalma Prawn-Goby) · A. randalli (Randall´s Prawn-Goby) · A. rhyax (Volcano Shrimpgoby (FB)) · A. rubrimarginata (Redmargin Shrimpgoby (FB)) · A. steinitzi (Steinitz' Prawn Goby (FB)) · A. sungami (Magnus' Prawn-Goby) · A. triguttata (Triplespot Shrimpgoby) · A. wheeleri (Gorgeous Prawn Goby) · A. yanoi (Flagtail Shrimpgoby (FB))

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 02, 2008:



  1. Mean = -1,147.120 meters (-3,763.517 feet), Standard Deviation = 1,572.540 based on 17 observations. Ocean depth information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2015-02-06