Blenny on the Rocks

Meet Alticus monochrus, a species of Indian Ocean amphibious blenny.

Indian Ocean amphibious blenny

Indian Ocean amphibious blenny
Photographer: Georgina Cooke © Georgina Cooke

This fish is one of a suite of species being studied by our Chadwick biodiversity Fellow, Dr Georgina Cooke. It feeds, breeds and performs all sorts of amazing behaviours on land. A true fish out of water!

Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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Tags Indian Ocean amphibious blenny, Alticus monochrus, Blenniidae, fishes, ichthyology, Georgina Cooke, marine, intertidal, intertidaal,