Bicolor Blenny (Ecsenius bicolor)

Also known as Bicolor Combtooth Blenny, Bicolor Coral Blenny, Bi-colored Blenny, Coral Blenny, Flametail Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Two-color Combtooth, Two-color Combtooth Blenny, Two-colored Blenny, Two-tone Combtooth Blenny.

Description

Also known as Bicolor Combtooth Blenny, Bicolor Coral Blenny, Bi-colored Blenny, Coral Blenny, Flametail Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Two-color Combtooth, Two-color Combtooth Blenny, Two-colored Blenny, Two-tone Combtooth Blenny.

Found singly often in abandoned burrows and worm tubes amongst mixed corals over clear water lagoons and seaward reefs rich in algae growth.
They feed on algae from dead coral bases.
Colours vary from two colours to white bellied with dark stripe on side and arched line behind and below the eye.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 1-25m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Combtooth Blennies are the largest of blennies, found in both tropical and subtropical waters and freshwater habitats, as the name suggests they have comb like teeth lining their jaws.
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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.de/summary/6033

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