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Tasmanian blenny
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
  • Blennius maoricus Kner, 1864
  • Blennius tasmanianus J. Richardson, 1842
  • Blennius victoriae Fowler, 1908
  • Parablennius tasmanianus caledoniensis Bath, 1989

The Tasmanian blenny (Parablennius tasmanianus) is a species of combtooth blenny found in the eastern Indian Ocean (Australia) to Southwest Pacific (New Zealand). This species reaches a length of 13 centimetres (5.1 in) TL. It is a herbivore which feeds mainly on algae and is common around man-made structures, such as jetties, and in tidal pools.

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