Acanthemblemaria atratais commonly referred to as Cocos barnacle blenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Very special thanks for the first four photos of Acanthemblemaria atrata to Dr. Ross Robertson, Australia.
Dr. Robertson has take these photos at Cocos Island, Costa Rica, where the blenny live in a depth of 5 to 31 meters in shallow water habitats.
It is found in barnacles and worm tubes on rocky shores and in rocky and coral reefs.
This species is endemic to Cocos Island, Costa Rica.