| Ecological Descriptors
||Veg, Mol, Cru
Rounded, fleshy crest on head. Usually shades of brown to olive-brown with pale spots on head and pale blothches/ stripes on body. Body relatively robust.
Male: Large upturned mouth, with large orange blotch on first dorsal fin. may turn dark violet when breeding.
Adults inhabit tidal creeks, mangroves and other quiet coastal waters. Opportunistic feeder, ingests diverse crustaceans, molluscs and barnacles, greatest part of their food comprises algae.
Crested Goby (Male)