Acanthemblemaria asperais commonly referred to as Roughhead blenny. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 75 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 4649 AphiaID: 279443 Scientific: Acanthemblemaria aspera German: Geweih-Hechtschleimfisch English: Roughhead Blenny Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Acanthemblemaria (Genus) > aspera (Species) Initial determination: (Longley, ), 1927 Sea depth: 1 - 18 Meter Size: bis zu 2.1cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 75 Liter 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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Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan, Mexico to the Greater Antilles and Panama. Antilles and western Caribbean
Almost always found in holes of corals. Feed on amphipods and copepods (Ref. 5521). Oviparous (Ref. 56066). Eggs are attached to the walls of the parent's shelter and are brooded by the male parent.
Acanthemblemaria arborescens Beebe & Tee-Van, 1928
Acanthemblemaria asper (Longley, 1927) (misspelling)
Paremblemaria aspera Longley, 1927
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