Striped Blenny Chasmodes bosquianus (Lacep├Ęde, 1800)

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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 33 records in the project database.

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

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

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


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