Blenniella chrysospilos (Bleeker, 1857)
Redspotted or Caterpillar blenny

These blennies are common in shallow water on the seaward reef, where they are usually seen with their heads sticking out of holes in the bottom. You can often see them nodding their heads up and down over and over. Our only full body photo was taken by Christina Sylvester in very shallow water on the lagoon reef near Kwajalein Island.

Created 5 December 2017
Updated 21 March 2018

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