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Cirripectes hutchinsi


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lexID:
11999 
AphiaID:
276719 
Scientific:
Cirripectes hutchinsi 
German:
Kammzahnschleimfisch 
English:
Hutchin's Blenny,, Black Blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Cirripectes (Genus) > hutchinsi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Williams, 1988 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, Eastern Indian Ocean, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
1 - 22 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 11cm 
Temperature:
16°C - 21°C 
Food:
Alger 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-10 10:45:44 

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This species is known only from Western Australia (North West Cape southward to Rottnest Island).
This reef-associated species is found in the surge zone in limestone holes just below the intertidal range.
often on areas where the coral Pocillopora damicornis occurs.
The species is named for Barry Hutchins, former Curator of Fishes at the Western Australian Museum.

Similar species:
Cirripectes alleni
Cirripectes filamentosus

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