Contact: Deborah Smith
University of New South Wales
Caption: This is a male Pacific leaping blenny, Alticus arnoldorum, in Guam. These terrestrial fishes spend all their adult lives on land, on the rocks in the splash zone. They use a tail-twisting behavior to leap about.
Credit: Courtney Morgans/UNSW
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