Cirripectes hutchinsi Hutchin's Blenny,, Black Blenny
Cirripectes hutchinsiis commonly referred to as Hutchin's Blenny,, Black 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.
This species is known only from Western Australia (North West Cape southward to Rottnest Island).
This reef-associated species is found in the surge zone in limestone holes just below the intertidal range.
often on areas where the coral Pocillopora damicornis occurs.
The species is named for Barry Hutchins, former Curator of Fishes at the Western Australian Museum.