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Family Gobiidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Vanderhorstia ornatissima

Wakatobi, Indonesia, 50 feet

ORNATE SHRIMP GOBY

Common at scuba depths.  Inhabits burrows with the commensal shrimp Alpheus on silty sand and rubble in shallow water.  Attains 3.5 inches.  East Africa to Okinawa & Samoa.