Omobranchus germaini

Scientific name Omobranchus germaini
Descriptor Sauvage
Year of description 1883
IUCN category LC
Family Blenniidae
Genus Omobranchus
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Omobranchus germaini is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?


  • Average size
    6 cm
  • Maximum size
    8 cm
  • Pattern
  • Average size
    6 cm
  • Maximum size
    8 cm
  • Pattern

How to recognize Omobranchus germaini ?

Omobranchus germaini measures between 6 and 8 cm. This fish is tricolore with a predominantly jaune, marron and beige body. The also has marron mottling.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
  • Sociability
    living in a group or alone
  • territorial
  • Way of living

Omobranchus germaini is a fish living in a group or alone naturally found on the bottom. This species is omnivorous .

Although Omobranchus germaini is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.


  • Reproduction

Omobranchus germaini is a fish ovipare.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

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What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    25 - 29 °C
  • Depth
    0 - 3 m

Biotope presentation

Omobranchus germaini is most often found at a depth between 0m and 3m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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