Found in very shallow, rocky, littoral zone, exposed to sunlight and surf; on horizontal, algae-covered terraces. Feed on benthic invertebrates and algae (Ref. 5981). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Males guard eggs in burrows (Ref. 5981). Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205).
- Zander, C.D. 1986 Blenniidae. p. 1096-1112. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean, volume 3. UNESCO, Paris. (Ref. 5981) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=5981&speccode=48