Fish ID: Signal Goby

Signal goby at hardy reef diving whitsundays
Family Goby (GOBIIDAE)
species Signigobius biocellus
size To 12cm
locality Sand and rubble areas close to reefs
behaviour Solitary or in pairs hovering above sand
range Asian Pacific inc GBR

Classic flat snouted goby head with eyes on top, and an ocellated dark spot on each dorsal fin which look like an eye. Sometimes moves sideways which increases the impression of a pair of eyes observing you.