Mystery Blenny (Parablennius incognitus)

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Surprise Blenny

Description

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Surprise Blenny.

Found singly in very shallow waters over rocky areas of coastal shores.
They feed on algae and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 8cm
Depth - 0-2m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Black Sea, Mediterranean.

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/Parablennius-incognitus.html

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