Tag: Helmeted Blenny

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High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes Mitratus) - female

This High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes Mitratus), probably a female due to the relatively short first dorsal spines, was patrolling a small, sparsely weeded area just beside Chaloklum pier.

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High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes Mitratus)

A male High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes Mitratus) keeps a watchful eye on its surroundings from the relative safety of disused oyster shell beneath Chaloklum pier

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High-Finned Blenny juvenile (Petroscirtes Mitratus)

Another tiny juvenile High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes mitratus), this time photographed on a mooring line at Sail Rock.

Although not a great photo, the rope gives a good indication of just how small this little Blenny is.

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High-Finned Blenny juvenile (Petroscirtes Mitratus)

A juvenile High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes mitratus) showing the same colouration as the adult, however it is lacking the mast-like, high dorsal fin which will develop as it matures.

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High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes Mitratus)

A High-Finned Blenny (Petroscirtes Mitratus) hiding behind a small patch of weeds.