Welcome to the family little blenny


Welcome to the Marine Discovery Centre family little blenny!

Our new fish, the Tasmainain Horned Blenny (Parablennius tasmanianus), has been getting used to its new surroundings and neighbours, and was hiding way for the first few days at the MDC. But now it's happy to come and say hello to us and our centre visitors.

These small fish grow to 13cm and have eel-like bodies and large eyes with two fringed tentacles above them. They can often be seen poking their heads out from crevices in the rocky reefs around Tasmania and some areas of South Australia such as the Great Australian Bight, so keep an eye out for any blenny friends next time you are snorkelling.