Mozambique host goby
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Hmmm, ever since the day when I took this picture I've been 100% sure that is was some sort of blennie that I captured. But now when I've been going trough my fish id books I've found out that it's a “Mozambique host goby” or as it's also called “Common ghostgoby” (Pleurosicya mossambica).|
It inhabits clear lagoons and sheltered seaward reefs in depths between 2 to 28 meter. It grows up to 3 cm in length.
Males guard the eggs that are laid directly on the host. The females also guard or stay in the vicinity.
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Very nice and artistic view. excellent details, colors, flash use; dark BG fits very well.
- [2006-04-21 17:10]
Hi Peter !
Wow ....wonderful macro! Perfect POV , congratulations.
Best regards, Crina
Original picture, well composed, great POV and sharpness all over. Beautifull colours.
TFS and regards, Ruud
- [2006-04-21 17:54]
Excellent photo of that small fish! Nice colors, but I don't underestand is it a parasite?
- [2006-04-21 17:55]
Hello Peter, lovely image. I love the composition and the goby looks great on the bg. I think you included the right amount of space, well done.
- [2006-04-22 2:15]
Beautiful close-up Peter, great colours, great clarity, perfect background and details.
Regards, Krzysztof (Warsaw)