2 photos - 1 species


Young animals are colored completely differently than adults.

In adults, the elongated stripe changes to white transverse stripes.

The longitudinal stripes change into horizontal stripes from around 10 cm in body length.

This species can grow up to 57 cm long.

Pholidichthys leucotaenia

Convict blenny/goby or Engeneer blenny/goby


Maximum length: 34 cm

Depth: 3 - 25 m

You usually only see young animals; they have a white longitudinal stripe and reach a length of up to 5 cm.

They imitate the striped coral catfish.

Adults live very hidden lives and are colored differently.

Photos 1 - 2 Johnny: Moalboal Philippines