• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow to deeper water

  • Cover Photo: Wolfgang Holz

  • Scientific Name: Stonogobiops nematodes, Hoese & Randall, 1982

This beautiful goby is called the Black-ray Goby (Stonogobiops nematodes) and can be recognized by black stripes and yellow coloration on their head and fins. They inhabit sand and rubble bottoms and can be found in depths of around 15 to 25 meters at several dives sites around Romblon Island.