Crested blenny

The Crested blenny lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 1 - 30 m environment.

The crested blenny, Parablennius laticlavius, is a blenny of the genus Parablennius, found around New South Wales, Australia and New Zealand to depths of about 3 metres. Its length is between 3 and 8 centimetres. More

One type called the crested blenny has a blunt head with feathery like tentacles above each eye. It has a taperd body with a long dorsal fin. It is a yellowish brown colour with a long black stripe along their side. More

Common names

Cockscomb prickleback in English
crested blenny in English
high cockscomb in English
Stychejka grzebieniasta in Polish (polski)
紫嵴冠鳚 in Chinese (中文)
紫嵴冠鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Stichaeidae
Genus : Anoplarchus
Species : Anoplarchus purpurescens
Authority : Gill, 1861