Striped Blenny Chasmodes bosquianus (Lacep├Ęde, 1800)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Actinopterygii   >   Order Perciformes   >   Family Blenniidae   >   Genus Chasmodes   

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Striped Blennies are especially fond of oyster beds, but can also be found in patches of eelgrass. Although common in the middle and lower Chesapeake Bay, they are secretive and not easily detected.

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Feeds on small crustaceans and mollusks. Preyed upon by larger fish such as bluefish and rockfish.

There are 75 records in the project database.

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Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/27/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/27/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/10/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Striped Blenny caught in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/20/2016). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

A Striped Blenny found in Somerset Co., Maryland (6/13/2012). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Striped Blenny in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/27/2018). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (12/12/2020). (c) Benji Beluga, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Striped Blenny caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/2/2012). Measured 39 mm SL. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/15/2022). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/15/2022). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/8/2022). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/13/2015). (c) Max Ramey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Max Ramey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/8/2022). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Calvert Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). (c) ihunta, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by ihunta via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (3/15/2021). (c) Benji Beluga, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/7/2022). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Striped Blenny in Somerset Co., Maryland (8/28/2017). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (9/27/2020). (c) genejockey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by genejockey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Striped Blenny caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/19/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Maryland (9/15/2018). (c) jesse, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jesse via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/15/2022). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/9/2011). (c) John C., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John C. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Blenny in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/24/2019). (c) Sean Sipple, all rights reserved. Photo by Sean Sipple via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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