Tag: Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cinctus)

One of the most common species of "shrimpgoby", the Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cinctus) can be found in either a dark, or bright yellow/gold colour variation, the latter of which often leads people to call it the "Yellow Shrimpgoby" (which is wrong as there is a separate species with that name apparently).

One of the most common species of "shrimpgoby", the Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cinctus) can be found in either a dark, or bright yellow/gold colour variation, the latter of which often leads people to call it the "Yellow Shrimpgoby" (which is wrong as there is a separate species with that name apparently).

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Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cinctus) - Yellow and Dark Variations

This photograph from Tanote Bay, Koh Tao shows the fairly uncommon combination of both the yellow/gold and darker brown variations of Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) together.

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Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cinctus) - Yellow/Gold Variation

This photograph from Tanote Bay shows the bright yellow/gold variation of the Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus).

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Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cinctus) - Banded Variation

This darker, brown variation of the Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus), photographed at Aow Leuk bay, Koh Tao, shows more clearly the "bands" from which its common name is derived.