Common Goby - Pomatoschistus Microps

Common Goby

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Species Compatibility

Corkwin Wrasse
Goldsinny Wrasse
Pollack
Bib
Flat Fish
Other Gobies

Suitable DisplayDome Tank
Shore line Tank
Rockpool
Muscell Bed
Harbour Wall Tank
Sand Tank

Identification

Large eyes which are set high on the head.
Underneath, the front fins are joined to form a moon shaped disc.

Habitat

Found down to a depth of 11 m, are most common at less than 1 m of water. Migrates to avoid low salinities and temperatures.
Commonly found in estuary channels.

Species fact

Grows to 6.4 cm long.
Spawns in shallow water.