The Striped Blenny (Meiacanthus grammistes) has alternating black and white striped that run the entire length of of the fish. A bright yellow coloration starts at the head and continues about half the length of the fish before it change to white about where the anal fin begins. The Striped Blenny is an active fish that can be seen swimming out in the open in search for prey.
The Striped Blenny is a peaceful fish, but will defend itself if threatened. Like other blennies in the Meiacanthus family the Striped Blenny has venomous fangs and is sometimes referred to as the fang fang blenny. While the venom is typically not dangerous to humans hand feeding and handling without gloves is not recommended MORE