The rockpool blenny Parablennius parvicornis, is found in areas of volcanic rock in tidepools to a depth of 1m - 2m.
Atlantic Ocean: Mauritania to Congo, including the Canary Islands, Cape Verde and Madeira. Also reported from Morocco and the Azores.
Inhabits the shallow littoral zone, in areas exposed to sunlight, between algae-covered pebbles.
Feeds almost exclusively on algae.
Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive.
Blennius bouvieri Rochebrune, 1880
Blennius canariensis Jordan & Gunn, 1898
Blennius parvicornis Valenciennes, 1836
Pictiblennius parvicornis (Valenciennes, 1836)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Blenniidae (Family) > Salariinae (Subfamily) > Parablennius (Genus) > Parablennius parvicornis (Species)