Fishwatching: An Undescribed Goby

It’s taking me twice as long as necessary to pull video for a project because other cool shots keep distracting me. I’m in the January 2006 archives and just ran across footage of a very tiny undescribed goby (calm down, we like all small fish – even gobies), a Callogobius sp. that I had forgotten all about. In Pictorial Guide to Indonesian Reef Fishes (Kuiter and Tonozuka), it is given the common name, Mini Mud-Goby. Known from Borneo and Indonesia to South Papua New Guinea it can reach a length of 25mm.  We saw ours in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia and it was really small – no more than 10mm!