Saddled Blenny (Malacoctenus triangulatus)

Also known as Saddle Blenny, Scaly Blenny


Also known as Saddle Blenny, Scaly Blenny.

Found singly, resting on their Pectoral and Dorsal Fins, blending in with the background, in crevices, amongst rubble, and weedy areas, of coral and rocky reefs, usually in shallow waters, but often found deeper.
They feed on crustaceans.
Length - 7.5cm
Depth - 0-40m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

Scaly Blennies are found in various habitats perched on their fins and usually blending in with their surroundings.
Males and females often have different colouring and features.
Most are unafraid and don't move unless they feel threatened. Ref:


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