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Recorded from 0.1 to 1.0 meter depth inside tide pools and in the surf zone over crustose algae or volcanic reefs. Observed to be extremely tolerant to high salinity and temperature variations. Adults occur with other blennies (Ophioblennius cf. atlanticus and an undescribed species of the genus Entomacrodus, labrisomids (Labrisomus nuchipinnis and an undescribed species of Malacoctenus), the Trindade damselfish (Stegastes fuscus trindadensis), and a Brazilian wrasse (Thalassoma noronhanum) (Ref. 49353). Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref. 94114). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref. 94114).

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