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Tasmanian Blenny

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Scientific name
Parablennius
tasmanianus
Common name
Tasmanian Blenny
Life on the Edge
Page 42
Group
Bony Fish
Where to find
Sheltered deep rockpools or crevices in the subtidal reef; often found living in old larger mollusc shells.
Description

Blennies are easily recognised by their large eyes and two feathery antennae above the head. They have long and  continuous dorsal fins and rounded tail fins. Up to 13 cm long

Often found in rockpools or on reefs where they live in old shells or inside other shelter. They are active carnivores, seeking out small invertebrates.

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