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Introducing the Mini Mud-Goby

By Leonard Ho - Posted Nov 29, 2011 07:00 AM shared a great video of an undescribed Callogobius sp. goby from Indonesia. Not only is this species tiny - the goby in the video is less than 10mm (0.4 inches) - but it also exhibits fascinating if not bizarre behavior. Watch the video after the jump.
Introducing the Mini Mud-Goby

This Mini Mud-Goby is less than half an inch long!

First thing first: Yes, a website dedicated to blenny (and apparently goby) watching does exist!

The Flaming Prawn Goby (Discordipinna griessingeri) has some competition for world's coolest nano-sized goby.  This undescribed Callogobius sp.grows to a maximum size of only 25mm (1 inch) and is known from Borneo and Indonesia to South Papua New Guinea.  Watch the video of the Mini Mud-Goby flapping and skirting over the (where else) muddy substrate of Lembeh Strait, Indonesia.

Our thanks to for sharing the link with us.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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