Acanthemblemaria exilispinusis commonly referred to as Bluntspine 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 photo of the Bluntspine blenny to Dr. Gerry R. Allen.
This photo was taken at Panama.
This reef-associated species inhabits empty worm and mollusk tubes on rocky reefs. In the Gulf of Chiriquí, Panamá this species can be found in areas of middle size rocks and sand covered by fleshy algae, in rock walls covered by red algae, in zones of massive coral, on exposed shallow rocky reef, and in deep rocky reef exposed to oceanic currents.