Pearl Blenny (Entomacrodus nigricans)

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

Description

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

Found skipping back and forth over boulders in rock pools and over rocky slopes of shallow coastal reefs, they breath air and can remain out of water for up to two hours if kept moist.
They feed on algae.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 0-6m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

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/3756

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