Carpet Eel-blenny

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Carpet Eel-blenny

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Post by dBs™ » Sun May 13, 2007 3:37 pm

this a GREEN carpet eel-blenny ?

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Post by Tere » Sun May 13, 2007 7:10 pm

Angelfishing wrote:this a GREEN carpet eel-blenny ?

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The fella ate too much algae or seaweed liao .. turned green hehehe :lol:

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Post by Peace » Tue May 15, 2007 12:16 pm

I think carpet eel-blennies are more commonly green than brown looking at the pictures from fishbase. I believe the environment which the eel-blenny dwells in also play a part in the colour it needs to blend with its surrounding.

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Carpet-eel Blenny

Post by wyatt » Tue Jun 05, 2007 8:54 pm

A Carpet Eel-Blenny (Congrogadus subducens) is also called a Wolf Eel but it is neither an Eel nor a Blenny. In fact it's a Dottyback. It has a long body that's shaped like an eel's and is capable of changing its colour. The fish is sexually dimorphic - the female is pinkish brown while the male is green. You can usually find them hiding in crevices especially under jetties or near breakwaters...

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Post by dBs™ » Tue Jun 05, 2007 9:33 pm

Welcome to HLF wyatt n thanks for sharing your knowledge with us here.

so ...am I right to say the 2 eels in the additional pics section are female ?

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