Blennies; Blenniidae

Small, blunt-headed, bottom dwellers with long, continuous dorsal fins and a habit of resting with curved bodies. We seem to meet most of them at shallower dive sites, especially when SCUBA diving around Koh Phangan.

Generally spotted on coral heads and similar surfaces, they are also known as Flame tail Blennies.

Also known as Rippled Rockskipper, which is a fine name. A type of comb-tooth blenny.

Poisonous canines provide considerable protection from predators (if this is the right fish).

Mimicking the real poison-fang blenny; Meiacanthus grammistes.

Usually found on weed-encrusted objects. And not so easy to photograph in the open, as they will not stop fussing around !

Not the easiest fishies in the sea to identify.