Seram Blenny (Salarias ceramensis)

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

Description

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

Found singly or in pairs amongst dead coral and rubble over shallow silty waters of sheltered bays and lagoons rich in algae growth.
They feed on algae and weeds.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 1-10m
Widespread Western Central 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.in/summary/Salarias-ceramensis.html

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