Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) making a home in a deserved worm tube of
Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) making a home in a deserved worm tube of a great star coral (Montastraea cavernosa), East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.
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False cleanerfish (Aspidontus taeniatus taeniatus)
False cleanerfish (Aspidontus taeniatus taeniatus) below, with a Bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus) that it mimics not only in coloration but in the wrasse's movements that induce other fish to approach to be cleaned then feeding off the duped fish's scales or mucus. Kerama islands, Okinawa Islands, Japan
Tompot blenny (Parablennius gattorugine) in bright summer mating colours, peering
Tompot blenny (Parablennius gattorugine) in bright summer mating colours, peering out from his home in a discarded tube, where he was guarding his eggs (not visible in this photo), Swanage Pier, Dorset, UK, July
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