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Malacoctenus delalandii

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lexID:
4812 
AphiaID:
281494 
Scientific:
Malacoctenus delalandii 
German:
Beschuppter Schleimfisch 
English:
Malacoctenus Delalandii 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labrisomidae (Family) > Malacoctenus (Genus) > delalandii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1836 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Columbia, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Cuba, Haiti, Belize, Brasilien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Honduras, Sydamerika, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 8.2cm 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Krabber, Krill, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Snegle, Würmer  
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-11-04 21:03:44 

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(Valenciennes, 1836)

Distribution
Western Atlantic: Guatemala and Puerto Rico to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Biology
Generally found on sandy bottoms and Thalassia testudinum beds.
Feeds mainly on crustaceans but also on gastropods and worms.

Synonymised taxa:
Clinus delalandii Valenciennes, 1836
Malacoctenus delalandei (Valenciennes, 1836)
Malacoctenus delalandi (Valenciennes, 1836) (misspelling)

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