Genus Plagiotremus

Blennies of the genus Plagiotremus regularly attack other fishes, to feed on the scales and mucus they bite off.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Plagiotremus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Jun 2024,


Bshary, A. & Bshary, R. 2012. Individual differences in foraging strategies of parasitic Sabre-Tooth Blennies. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45998. PDF Open access