Mimic blenny

The Mimic blenny lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

The mimic blenny or piano fangblenny, Plagiotremus tapeinosoma, is a blenny of the genus Plagiotremus, with a wide-spread Indo-Pacific distribution including New Zealand from depths of a few metres to about 20 m. Its length is between 4 and 14 cm. More

Aquarium Setup: Ecsenius gravieri (Red Sea mimic blenny) is a temperate fish and can die from a rapid move to a tropical aquarium. A bottom with mixed size rubble and gravel will be a good choice since the Red Sea mimic blenny likes to dig. More

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The Red Sea Mimic Blenny mimics the Blackline Fang Blenny for protection from predators. The Blackline Fang Blenny is venemous and because the Red Sea Mimic Blenny looks the same, it is more often left alone by predators. More

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Red Sea mimic blenny taken at Quays site, Ras Mohamed Park To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. More

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The Red Sea Mimic Blenny has a venomous bite which it uses to deter potential predators from eating it. This fish actually bites the inside of the predators' mouth after it is swallowed causing the fish that ate it it spit it out. More

The canary/golden mimic blenny, bold phony that it is, swaggers about in upper waters without fear. The genus Meiacanthus: these beautiful, delicate-appearing blennies possess strong predator deterrents; enlarged canine teeth with associated venom glands. More

Common names

Aspidont witnik in Polish (polski)
Mimic blenny in English
Nabooster-blennie in Afrikaans
蓝体盾齿鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
藍體盾齒鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
長鰭盾齒鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
长鳍盾齿鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Blenniidae
Genus : Aspidontus
Species : Aspidontus tractus
Authority : Fowler, 1903