Exallias brevis (Kner, 1868)
leopard blenny
Exallias brevis, leopard blenny

family Blenniidae - Blennies

The Leopard Blenny, Exallias brevis, has very distinctive markings.It has branched tentacles above the eyes. The Leopard Blenny feeds on coral polyps and is usually found among branches of Pocillopora as shown above, or other corals.

Distribution =   Indo - central Pacific
Max size =   to 14cms