Spinyhead blenny


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The Spinyhead blenny lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 12 m environment.

Spinyhead Blenny in Sergeant Major Eggs COZ1 Mexico Quintana Roo Cozumel Shore dive at Fiesta Americana 7/13/1997 XCO70532 Spinyhead Blenny in More

Spinyhead Blenny (Acanthemblemaria spinosa) looks out from a burrow in a sponge. More

spinyhead blenny presented below looks as though it is a snail emerging from its shell. Sometimes I think I've taken a picture of a particular fish and on review it turns out to be something completely different that I've never noticed before. More

blenny or Spinyhead blenny, is a member of the blenny family native to the Pacific ocean. It has a mottled black, white and red coloration over the entire body, which is rather elongated. More

Common names

Blénido espinoso in Spanish (español)
Sapito espinoso in Spanish (español)
spinyhead blenny in English
tubícola cabeza espinosa in Spanish (español)
棘头棘胎鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
棘頭棘胎鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaenopsidae
Genus : Acanthemblemaria
Species : Acanthemblemaria spinosa
Authority : Metzelaar, 1919