Eviota pellucida (Neon pygmygoby)


Elongate body with a red first half from head to middle, and translucent rear body. A couple of bright yellow stripes run from the head to the middle. They appear solitary or in small groups.


Unassessed by the IUCN Red list. They can be locally common within the Asian Pacific.


Asian Pacific; from Indonesia and Papua New Guinea to Micronesia and South Japan. They can be found on or near (stony) corals in secluded, shady spots of sheltered lagoons coastal and fringing reefs, in a depth range of 3-20 meters.


Reproduction through spawning.


Up to 2,5 cm.

Prey / Predation

They feed on small invertebrates, and are sometimes seen cleaning parasites and dead tissues from larger fish.

Special features

They are also referred to by other common names such as gold neon eviota goby.