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Malacoctenus macropus


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lexID:
4813 
AphiaID:
281500 
Scientific:
Malacoctenus macropus 
German:
Beschuppter Schleimfisch 
English:
Rosy Blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labrisomidae (Family) > Malacoctenus (Genus) > macropus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Poey, ), 1868 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Cuba, Haiti, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Columbia, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA 
Size:
bis zu 5.5cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Foder specialist 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-11-04 21:42:34 

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(Poey, 1868)

Distribution
Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan (Mexico) to northern South America.

Biology
Occurs in a wide variety of shoreline habitats and patch reefs.
Found in sponge beds in shallow waters and grassy areas.

Human uses
Aquarium: commercial

Synonymised taxa:
Myxodes macropus Poey, 1868

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