Comical blenny (species: Ecsenius opsifrontalis) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Ecsenius opsifrontalis
Comical blenny

©John E. Randall: Adult specimen, photo taken at Marshall Islands, Kwajalein.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Blenniidae
Genus Ecsenius
Species Ecsenius opsifrontalis

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 5 cm (Measured as the fork length of the fish: the length from the tip of the snout to the end of the middle caudal fin rays. This measure is appropriate for fishes in which it is difficult to tell where the vertebral column ends.)

Depth range

  • From 1 m to 30 m



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

Ecsenius opsifrontalis is typically found in coral lagoons and on seaward reefs. It typically rests between corals, on sides of crevices or in shallow caves.

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