Redspotted Blenny (Blenniella chrysospilos)

Also known as Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Orange-spotted Blenny, Red Spot Flymo Blenny, Red-spotted Rockskipper.

Description

Also known as Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Orange-spotted Blenny, Red Spot Flymo Blenny and Red-spotted Rockskipper.

Found singly or in groups in holes on shallow clear coastal reef flats in surge zones.
They feed on algae from dead coral bases.
Length - 12cm
Depth - 2-10m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Reef and Rock Blennies are usually territorial and have their own areas of rock pools which they skip and jump over, scraping algae from the surface of dead corals. Some male Blennies have small harems of arguing females.
Males and females often have different colouring and features.

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