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Rockskipper blenny
Entomacrodus sp.

Family Blenniidae
updated Nov 2020
Where seen? This small elongated fish is sometimes seen hidden in crevices on encrusted rocks, seawalls and rubble, even out of water at low tide.

Features: About 5cm to 11cm. Body elongated flattened sideways, head rounded. Various patterns from dark blobs to more defined bars along the body.

Kusu Island, Sep 19
Photo shared by Jesselyn Chua on facebook.

Black-spotted rockskipper blenny (Entomacrodus striatus)
Kusu Island, Jun 15
Photo shared by Marcus Ng on flickr.
Small Sisters Island, Aug 2021
Rockskipper blenny (Entomacrodus sp.)?

Rockskipper blennies on Singapore shores
On wildsingapore flickr

Other sightings on Singapore shores


East Coast Park, Jul 15
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.

East Coast Park, Jul 15
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.


Tanah Merah, Jun 10
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.

St John's Island, Mar 11
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.


Kusu Island, Jun 21
Photo shared by Vincent Choo on facebook.

Links

References

  • Marcus F. C. Ng & Kelvin K. P. Lim . 26 June 2015. New record of the black-spotted rockskipper blenny in Singapore. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 87
  • Ron K. H. Yeo & Kelvin K. P. Lim. 28 March 2014. Stellar rockskipper blenny at Big Sister Island. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2014: 86.
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