Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8. 1st black spot between 1st 2 dorsal spines; body with small dark spots (Ref. 2798); characterized by semi-translucent grey with small brown spots on head and body; presence of slanting bands along back; fully united pelvic fins; well developed pelvic frenum; rounded caudal fin; longitudinal scale series 22-24; ctenoid scales those on nape; cycloid scales on breast and base of pectoral fin; operculum without scales; median predorsal scales absent, 5-6 scales on side of nape anterior to dorsal fin origin; opening of gill extending nearly to below rear edge of opercle; depth of body 4.0-4.6 in SL.
Common fusegoby habitat
This species inhabits tidal reef flats and shallow lagoons, on sand or rubble patches (Kuiter and Tonozuka 2001), and is a benthic spawner. The maximum recorded size for this species is 7.5 cm TL (Randall et al. 1990).