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Black-faced Blenny!
 
 
Diet-  It is a carnivore that eats tiny invertebrates.
 
Anatomy-  It has a dorsal fin that is divided into three sections. The first segment of the dorsal fin is just behind the head and has three spines, the second part of the dorsal fin has 14-18 spines, and the third section has 10-14 . The caudal fin is rounded. The black-faced blenny is a long, slender fish that grows to 3 inches long. The male Black-faced Blenny has a black face, a yellow body, and yellow fins trimmed in bright blue. The female is a mix of browns and grays which camouflage her in her rocky environment.
 
Interesting FactThis fish reproduces from April to July.