Sabre tooth blenny inaccuracies!

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Sabre tooth blenny inaccuracies!

Post  liquidg on 30th April 2017, 7:48 am

Many, I assume, would have noticed the new info on invaluable uses for substances found on the sabre tooths fangs?
This one of those stories.
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Some of us ocean lovers have felt the wrath of these little guys fangs and the way the bite does not like to stop bleeding or initially hurt in the normal ways!
There are more then just this variation of fang blennies, but this is more so about the incorrect info in the museums book on Queensland's Moreton bay life and the way the news incorrectly professed that these guys are mimicked, when they are the actual mimickers of the harp tail blenny!

The sabre tooth species in this case, being the fallax of the petroscirtes family being most of the fang blennies, there are more like the plagiotremus group and these guys are more savage, these will use their fangs and bite us!
These guys mimic many blenny species more so the cleaner wrasse as does the other fang blenny being the false cleaner wrasse!
All these mimic so they can fool the fish into a close position, then attack, taking off scales or flesh.

These are the fangs of the plags-
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This is the very reef safe, harmless and lovely natured mid stream feeding Meiacanthus lineatus or harp tail.
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Mouth of harptail
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This the sabre tooth, this one goes from near grey to bright yellow, depending the situation or whom it wants to mimic, usually the harp tail!
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Mouth of that same sabre tooth
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