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| Common names: tube-blenny (English), trambollín-tubícola (Espanol) |
Coralliozetus rosenblatti Stephens, 1963
Elongate, slender; head short, blunt, not spiny on top; simple cirri at nostrils; cirrus above eye short and flat in both sexes; no cirri on nape; notch at middle of top lip; 1 row of teeth on each side of roof of mouth; dorsal fin XVIII-XIX, 12-13, 1st spine with skin-flap at its base, 3rd spine of males elongate, twice as long as following spines, a notch after that spine, 1st 3 spines slightly elongate in female; anal rays II, 21-22; pectoral rays 13.
Overall semi-translucent with numerous white flecks and brown dashes on side; males head brownish with white spots; ocellus at front of dorsal fin; females with several distinct lines of small brown dots below mouth.
Size: attains 3.5 cm.
Inhabits empty mollusk tubes on rocky reefs.
Depth: 1-9 m.
Southern Baja California and central Gulf of California.