Fine-spotted Blenny (Salarias guttatus)

Also known as Bluespot Blenny, Breastspot Blenny, Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Speckled Blenny

Description

Also known as Bluespot Blenny, Breastspot Blenny, Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Speckled Blenny.

Found singly often seen with just their heads showing or skipping over rocks on shallow intertidal coral and rocky areas of estuaries and coastal reefs rich in algae growth.
They feed on algae, tiny crustaceans and detritus.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 0-10m
Widespread Western Pacific

Coombtooth Blennies are the largest of bennies, 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.se/summary/11616

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