Leaping blenny

The Leaping blenny lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 0 - 2 m environment.

The Leaping Blenny or Alticus saliens is one very active saltwater fish. They are often found in Indo-Pacific area in moist shallow shady spots. The Leaping Blenny gets its name from its amazing ability to jump from place to place outside of water. More

17Watch the Leaping Blenny Fish Jump Around OUTSIDE of Water! Watch the Leaping Blenny Fish Jump Around OUTSIDE of Water! = Animals (tags: fish, leaping blenny, funny, amazing, oceans ) One - 120 days ago More

The Pacific leaping blenny is a fish that has brought the idea of amphibiousness to an extreme. In fact, their behavior has been described by some researchers as appearing to be hydrophobic. More

Common names

jumping blenny in English
Leaping blenny in English
Mano'o-papa in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Tamakaeru-uo in Japanese (日本語)
跳弹鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
跳彈鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
高冠鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Blenniidae
Genus : Alticus
Species : Alticus saliens
Authority : Lacep