Wavy-lined Blenny (Entomacrodus decussatus)

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskippery, Wavyline Rockskipper

Description

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskippery, Wavyline Rockskipper.

Found over very shallow exposed, reef flats, and over surge zones, of reef margins and outer reefs.
They feed on algae.
Length - 19cm
Depth - 0-3m
Widespread Pacific Ocean

Combtooth Blennies are the largest of blennies, 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/Entomacrodus-decussatus.html

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