Image: Throatspot Blenny, Nannosalarias nativitatus

Throatspot Blenny, Nannosalarias nativitatus

A 3 cm long Throatspot Blenny, Nannosalarias nativitatus, (Family Blenniidae), collected at Ndendo Island, Solomon Islands. The species is found on reefs exposed to high surge throughout the western Pacific and eastern Indian Oceans.

It can be recognised by the green, brown and whitish colour pattern. Along the sides are a row of dark brown spots and dusky bars extending ventrally. On either side of the throat of the male is a large black spot.

Photographer:
Jeff Williams
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Tags Throatspot Blenny, Nannosalarias nativitatus, Solomon Islands, 1998, Blenniidae, Fishes, Ichthyology,