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Omobranchus fasciolatus

Omobranchus fasciolatusis commonly referred to as Arab blenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4741 
AphiaID:
219318 
Scientific:
Omobranchus fasciolatus 
German:
"Arabischer" Schleimfisch 
English:
Arab Blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Omobranchus (Genus) > fasciolatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1836 
Sea depth:
1,2 - 3 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 6.8cm 
Temperature:
21°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
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:
2012-10-16 14:10:50 

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(Valenciennes, 1836)

Distribution:
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea south to Inhambane, Mozambique, and Persian Gulf to Gulf of Kutch. Reported as likely at Seychelles) but Randall and van Egmond 1994 believe otherwise.

Biology:
Known from shallow water with rocky bottom, sometimes in tide pools.
Oviparous, eggs are demersal and adhesive.

Description:
Body with broad, irregular, dusky bands anteriorly. Males with dusky spot in middle of soft dorsal fin.

Synonymised taxa:
Blennechis fasciolatus Valenciennes, 1836
Omobranchus striatus (Jatzow & Lenz, 1898)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Blenniinae (Subfamily) > Omobranchus (Genus) >

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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