Tompot Blenny (Blennius Gattorugine)

Latin name: Blennius gattorugine
Common name: Tompot blenny
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blennidae
Genus: Blennius

Habitat: Rocky habitat close to the shoreline. Enjoys to inhabit small holes with only the head showing.

Shape: Tapering body with slender tail, large head with tentacle above each eye.

Size: Up to 30 cm.

Colour: Brownish green with dark bands.

Did you know? The tompot blenny is the biggest European blenny.

Protected under Gibraltar's Nature Protection Ordinance