Habitat and Ecology
This fish is active during daytime. It mainly feeds on small sessile invertebrates and algae, and to a lesser extent on harpacticoids (Zander 1986). It is oviparous with distinct pairing and demersal, adhesive eggs (Breder and Rosen 1966).
Recorded at 6 meters.
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The Black-headed blenny (Microlipophrys nigriceps) is a species of combtooth blenny found in the Mediterranean Sea. It can reach a maximum length of 4.3 centimetres (1.7 in) TL. This species is also found in the aquarium trade.
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