Onespot fringehead (Neoclinus uninotatus)

Also known as Chaenopsid Blenny, Fringehead


Also known as Chaenopsid Blenny, Fringehead.

Found living inside crevices and holes in the reef, as well as inside bottles, cans, rubbish, shells, and tires etc., often with just their head showing.
They feed on benthic crustaceans and zooplankton.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 3-27m
Widespread Eastern Pacific

Chaenopsid Blennies also called tube blennies because they often make their nests in abandoned worm holes and clams especially at breeding time. These blennies lack scales and have a high front Dorsal Fin. Ref:


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