Hypsoblennius brevipinnis, Barnaclebill blenny : aquarium

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Hypsoblennius brevipinnis (Günther, 1861)

Barnaclebill blenny
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Hypsoblennius: Greek, hypsi = high + Greek, blennios = mucus (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Günther.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 10 m (Ref. 37955), usually 2 - 6 m (Ref. 5227).   Tropical

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Eastern Pacific: central Gulf of California to Peru, including the Galapagos and Cocos islands.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2272)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults are found in rocky areas (Ref. 37955). They inhabit empty barnacle shells, often with only the head protruding. They feed by nabbing bits of floating food (Ref. 5227). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the walls of the parent's shelter (Ref. 56053). Eggs are brooded by the male parent (Ref. 56053). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 5227.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous, distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

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Thomson, D.A., 1987. Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez. The rocky-shore fishes of the Gulf of California. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson. 302 p. (Ref. 5592)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

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