Boleophthalmus boddartiis commonly referred to as Boddart's goggle-eyed goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Special thanks for the pictures to Heinz Mahler, ReefDreams.
Indo-West Pacific: India to New Guinea and north to China. Also recorded from Sulaibikhat Bay, Persian Gulf.
Inhabits brackish water of estuaries and freshwater tidal zone. Occurs in burrows and is often found on mudflats in extremely shallow water where it browses on algae.
An intertidal and amphibious air-breather that actively shuttles back and forth between rock pools and air.