Valenciennea persica Hoese & Larson, 1994
Valenciennea persica
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Gobiinae
Max. size:  10.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 2 - 12 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf to Masirah Island, central Oman.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found over sand near corals and has been observed in pairs. Monogamous (Ref. 52884).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 June 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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