Mystery Reef Species
23 Jan, 2021
Hint: This pair was photographed in the wild off Bali, Indonesia. Both fish and invertebrate are often available to reefkeepers in the aquarium trade. Answer at bottom of page.
Read all about these fascinating reef species in the March/April CORAL, featuring a deep dive by author Scott W. Michael into the world of shrimp gobies and their commensal crustacean partners-in-survival.
SPECIES IDENTIFICATIONS: Flagtail Shrimp Goby (Amblyeleotris yanoi) and Randall’s Snapping Shrimp (Alpheus randalli). Bali, Indonesia. Photo © Gary Bell / OceanwideImages.com