Elongate body and almost twice the size of similar species, white with 5 dark brown bars, small orange spots on the head.
Unevaluated by the IUCN Red list. Less common than other species of the Amblyeleotris genus.
West-Indonesia to Palau and Papua New Guinea to the SouthWest of Japan. Sand bottoms of lagoons and sheltered reefs in a depth range of 5-30 meters.
Up to 22cm.
It feeds on plankton and small invertebrates.
It shares a burow with alpheid shrimp with which it has a symbiotic relation. The shrimp cleans out the burrow, while the goby guards it.