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Small Rockpool Fish

Observed: 12th August 2010 By: hughcarter95hughcarter95’s reputation in Fish
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Description:

Found in a shallow rockpool some way up beach, with a mainly sandy bottom

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Hi Hugh, both the fish in the

Hi Hugh, both the fish in the pictures uploaded are the shanny also known as the common blenny. These guys are often found in rockpools, they often seem quite inquisitive but have been known to bite!

Trudy Russell
Marine Advisor
Natural England

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Thanks Trudy, that was very

Thanks Trudy, that was very helpful. I was quite surprised just how many there were in the various rockpools. I didnt manage to be bitten thankfully!