Yarrell's blenny

The Yarrell's blenny lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range 10 - 400 m , usually 10 - 30 m environment.

Yarrell's Blenny in Google Images * Chirolophis ascanii in Google Images Search the Web: More about these sites . More

JaySotosecret grafic Yarrell's blenny | 2007-03-28 YarrellCanon EOS 20D Lens: N/A Aperture: N/A Shutter: 1/160 sec ISO: 1600 Flash: Not Fired Captured: 2006-02-12 Yarrell's blenny has a long, slender body and two More

Yarrell's blenny, Chirolophis ascanii, in Dead mans fingers, Alcyonium digitatum, Øygarden, Hordaland, Norway, North Atlantic Ocean Price: USD #0764-19-2000 Male bluebelly blenny, Alloblennius pictus, Naama bay, Sinai, Egypt, Red Sea More

Yarrell's Blenny (Chirolophis ascanii) Distinctive bushy tentacles above each eye are the key identifying feature of the Yarrell's Blenny, Growing to about 20cms and generally various shades of blotchy brown in colour, it lives under stones and in cracks and can "stand" More

Good find - I think it's Yarrell's Blenny - Chirolophis ascanii. Looks like the picture in my Paul Naylor ID book anyway. Mark Posted 14 months ago. More

Yarrell's Blenny, Chirolophis ascanii, is a widespread but uncommon fish, but it seems to have localised populations, and is found in only a few favoured areas. The exact distribution of this fish is unknown and all reports are of interest. More

Yarrell's Blenny - Chirolophis ascani = Next Previous Distinctive bushy tentacles above each eye are the key identifying feature of the Yarrell's Blenny, Chirolophis ascani. More

Characteristics: The Yarrell's blenny is approximately of the same size as the similar butterfish, it does not grow longer than 25 cm. However it lacks the dark spots of the butterfish. On the head there are two small, branched tentacles. More

Common names

Almindelig buskhoved in Danish (dansk)
atlantic warbonnet in English
Buschträger in German (Deutsch)
Buskhoved in Danish (dansk)
Hornkvabbe in Norwegian (Norsk)
Kambhríslingur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Piórkosz in Polish (polski)
Stachelrücken in German (Deutsch)
Tångsnärta in Swedish (Svenska)
toupet marbré in French (français)
Yarrell's blenny in English
собачка европейская мохоголовая in Russian (русский язык)
大西洋笠鳚 in Chinese (中文)
大西洋笠鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Stichaeidae
Genus : Chirolophis
Species : Chirolophis ascanii
Authority : Walbaum, 1792