Ecsenius alleni, Scott Reef, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Ecsenius alleni, Juvenile, Scott Reef, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Grey-brown upper body, white underside, black bars on back, continuing as brown bars on sides, large, round white-edged black spot at pectoral fin base and white stripes through eye. Similar E. tigris (Tiger Combtooth Blenny) lacks pectoral spot and is only found in the Coral Sea. Endemic to north-western Australia.
Max Size: 3 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 25.3-31.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (59% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Many (13 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.