UK Record Weights from rod/line:
MAFF Minimum Size: Shore:
A small blenny, elongate small fish of a large family of fishes that live in rocky areas in shallow water. All true blennies have a continuous dorsal fin with the first dorsal fins are spiny and the remainder are soft. The pectoral finds are relatively large. The pelvic fin is in a jugular position. Distinguished by the single lappet over the eye. Usually green with black mottling and blue spots.
If the small green blenny lacks a lappet over the eye it is the similar common and widespread Lipophrys pholis.
Similar species: Parablennius gattorugine (Tompot Blenny), Blenny Lipophrys pholis. The appearance of the eye tentacles are definitive.
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