Inhabits mainly oceanic drop-offs between 20 to 30 m (Ref. 38635). One of the smallest (=shortest) vertebrate of the world, with mature females reaching only 8-10 mm SL; scaleless (Ref. 9360).
- Randall, J.E. and M. Goren 1993 A review of the gobioid fishes of the Maldives. Ichthyol. Bull. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. (58):1-37, 5 pls. (Ref. 9360) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=9360&speccode=12694