Enneapterygius similis Masked Threefin, Blacktail Triplefin
Enneapterygius similisis commonly referred to as Masked Threefin, Blacktail Triplefin. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Males of Enneapterygius similis are red in the front and dark in the back, including the third dorsal fin, the back of the anal fin and the caudal fin, with a dark mask on the lower part of the head, dense spotting on the cheek, chest and pectoral fin base, and a white, vertically elongated triangular bar on the body behind the second and third dorsal fins.
This blenny inhabits coral and rocky reefs, surf channels or vertical, encrusting rock faces, also tide pools at depths up to 13 m - usually in areas with abundant algal growth and lower surf.