Candy scale pygmy goby
soft rays: 8 - 9. Diagnosis: The species has eight red to reddish brown saddles over the dorsal midline and five similar saddles on the ventral midline on a white background. The second dorsal spine is variably elongate. The fifth pelvic fin ray is unbranched. The interorbital trench is moderate to deep, the postorbital trench is generally poorly-developed or absent. The nape is scaled.