Lepidoblennius marmoratus (Macleay, 1878)
Western jumping blenny
photo by Kuiter, R.H.

Family:  Tripterygiidae (Triplefin blennies), subfamily: Tripterygiinae
Max. size:  11.45 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 3 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Western and South Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults are found in intertidal and subtidal areas on exposed rocks covered with algae (Ref. 13227).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 May 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.03.98
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 24.03.14

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