Amblyeleotris rubrimarginata Mohlmann & Randall, 2002
Redmargin shrimpgoby
photo by Malaer, P.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  11 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 2 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Queensland, Australia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 14-15. Characterized by whitish body color with 5-6 light brown bars, dark speckles/lighter mottling between bars; dorsal fins and upper caudal fin with red margin; pelvic fins joined by membrane, about 10% of basal part of fins covered; midline of nape, chest and base of pectoral fin without scales; longitudinal scale series 77-94; greatest depth of body 5.6-6.7 in SL; pointed caudal fin, longer than head, 2.3-3.2 in SL (Ref. 90102).
Biology:  Found in sand bottoms of coastal bays and estuaries in 2-20 m (Ref. 90102).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 March 2022 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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