• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Wolfgang Holz

  • Scientific Name: Amblyeleotris yanoi, Aonuma & Yoshino, 1996

The Flagtail Shrimpgoby (Amblyeleotris yanoi) is also called the Five Inch Goby. This fish species has a whitish body with brownish bands and is usually found in the depths of 3 to 30 meters at several dive sites in Romblon. Most interesting are the colorful fins, especially the tailfin. They live in a close association with Pistol Shrimps.