• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Wolfgang Holz

  • Scientific Name: Amblygobius phalaena (Valenciennes, 1837)

The Banded Goby (Amblygobius phalaena) is also known as the Brown-barred Goby and Bullet Goby. It has a color pattern of brown horizontal stripes on the upper sides and usually swims just above the bottom with its fins flared in sandy and weedy areas.