Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia, recorded from northern Queensland to southern New South Wales.
Frequents estuarine and coastal environments particularly river entrances and lakes, often found around pilings of bridges and wharves, deeper pools and channels in intertidal rock platforms. Depth from 1 - 10 m.
Variable colouration, from dark grey to brown with a series of moderate sized spots along sides. Multilobate filaments above each eye, large and filamentous in males. Feeds on a mixed diet of algae and invertebrates. This species is oviparous, the eggs adhering to the substrate. Grows to 12 cm.
Kuiter, R. H., Coastal Fishes of South-Eastern Australia. Published by Crawford House Press Pty. Ltd., 1993. p.336.
Atlas of Living Australia website at https://bie.ala.org.au/search?q=parablennius+intermedius. Accessed 20/06/18.
FishBase. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2018. World Wide Web electronic publication. https://fishbase.ca/summary/Parablennius-intermedius.html. Accessed 20/06/18.