• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Christophe Kazmierski

  • Scientific Name: Pleurosicya plicata, Larson, 1990

The Sponge Ghost Goby (Pleurosicya plicata) is characterized by a semi-transparent body with a pale pink or reddish-orange hue. It is covered in a pepper-like pigmentation. The head is marked with reddish stripes on the sides. They are commonly seen in the Indo-West Pacific including the dive spots around Romblon Island, Philippines.