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Sailfin Lawnmower Blenny




Sailfin Lawnmower Blenny

The Sailfin Lawnmower Blenny (Salarias fasciatus) is a captivating marine species native to coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific. Recognized for its distinctive appearance, featuring a sail-like dorsal fin and a mottled pattern, this small blenny reaches an average size of around 5 inches. Often observed grazing on algae, it plays a vital role in controlling algae growth on reef surfaces. Known for its peaceful demeanor, the Sailfin Lawnmower Blenny is a valuable addition to reef aquariums. Ongoing research on its feeding habits and ecological impact enhances our understanding of marine biodiversity, contributing to conservation initiatives for the well-being of coral reef ecosystems.

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