Firefish Goby

Nemateleotris magnifica

By: Adam Foss and Chloe Cummins


Pacific and Indian Oceans
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Firefish Goby w/ Guests the Designer Clownfish & Imperator Angelfish


  • Due to small scales the Firefish is classified as a fast swimmer
  • Due to it's torpedo like shape it is a very fast and agile swimmer
  • Counter shading is from tail to head because they burrow under the sand
  • Burrowing helps them hide from predators
Freshwater Goby Burrowing
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Fun Facts

  • They are fantastic jumpers
  • They are are shy and bolt when scared