Cryptocentrus Cinctus - Yellow Prawn Goby

Dhs. 60.00

Additional names

Yellow Watchman Goby, Sulphur Goby, Yellow Prawn-Goby, Banded Prawn Goby

Additional scientific names

Cryptocentrus flavus, Smilogobius cinctus


Western Pacific: Yaeyama Islands, Japan to Singapore and the southern Great Barrier Reef; Palau and Truk in Micronesia.


Difficult to sex, females are often more grey in colour than males.

Tank compatibility

A generally peaceful Goby that will only be territorial to its burrow. A Yellow Watchman will develop a symbiotic relationship with many pistol shrimp. If kept with very boisterous fish it will spend most of its time hidden.


Will accept most meaty foods including mysis shrimp, enriched brine shrimp and sinking pellet food.