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Hypleurochilus aequipinnis

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lexID:
4706 
AphiaID:
276311 
Scientific:
Hypleurochilus aequipinnis 
German:
Kammzahnschleimfisch 
English:
Oyster Blenny, West African Speckled Blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Hypleurochilus (Genus) > aequipinnis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Günther, ), 1861 
Occurrence:
São Tomé e Principé, Cuba, Togo, Puerto Rico, Cameroon, Barbados, Senegal, Columbia, Haiti, Jamaica, Bahamas, Belize, Brasilien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Sydamerika, USA, Vestafrika, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 7.5cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Amphipods, Hydrozoa polyps, Copepods, Sponges, Sea squirts, Artemia, Cyclops, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Mysis, Würmer  
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Easy 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-09 17:41:02 

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(Günther, 1861)

Distribution:
Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and Bahamas to northern South America; range reported to extend to Brazil.
Eastern Atlantic: not until 1979 was this species found again at the coast of Victoria in Cameroon and at Lomé in Togo.
Reported from Senegal and São Tomé Island.

Biology:
Occurs in mangroves, pilings and rocky shores, often in silty water.
Feeds on crustaceans, hydroids, bryozoans and pelecypods.
Oviparous, eggs are demersal and adhesive .

Synonymised taxa:
Blennius aequipinnis Günther, 1861

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