Montagu's blenny

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Montagu's blenny
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae
Genus: Coryphoblennius
Norman, 1943
Species: C. galerita
Binomial name
Coryphoblennius galerita

The Montagu's blenny (Coryphoblennius galerita) is a species of combtooth blenny found in the intertidal zones of the eastern Atlantic ocean from England to Madeira and the Canary Islands as well the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. This species prefers rocky shores with much wave action. This species grows to a length of 7.6 centimetres (3.0 in) SL. It is the only species in the genus Coryphoblennius.[2][3]


  1. ^ NatureServe (2013). "Coryphoblennius galerita". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  2. ^ Frederico Almada; Vítor C. Almada; Thomas Guillemaud; Peter Wirtz (2005). "Phylogenetic relationships of the north-eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean blenniids" (PDF). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 86 (3): 283–295. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2005.00519.x.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Coryphoblennius galerita" in FishBase. February 2013 version.