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Updated 8/8/2013

Family Blenniidae

HAWAII

 Istiblennius zebra   

Kapoho Point, Kailua, Oahu

 

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

 

Kaupo tidepool, Oahu

 

Post-larval, Kapoho Point, Kailua, Oahu

Sharks Cove tidepool, Oahu

 


Hulopo'e tidepool, Lana'i

 

ZEBRA BLENNY

Common within tidepools exposed to surf.  Leaps readily when disturbed.  Changes at will from entirely black to a banded pattern.  A raised flap of skin, or nuchal crest, is located on the head behind the eyes.  Attains 7.5 inches.  Endemic to Hawaii.