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Ecsenius tricolor


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lexID:
5091 
Scientific:
Ecsenius tricolor 
German:
Dreifarbiger Kammzahnschleimfische 
English:
Ecsenius tricolor 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Ecsenius (Genus) > tricolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
Springer & Allen, 2001 
Occurrence:
Borneo, Centrale stillehav, Filippinerne, Indonesien, Vestlige Stillehav 
Size:
bis zu 6cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Aquatic plant, Alger 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-02-04 19:09:42 

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Springer & Allen, 2001

Special thanks for the pictures to Ole Johan Brett from Norway.

Ecsenius tricolor occurs in coral rich habitats at 10 m depth, here usually among Acropora branches.

Herbivory, feeds on algae and weeds.

The blenny has a striking blue-and-white line underneath the eye, which moves on the shoulder and changes above the anus into blue dots.
The body in the front area has a dark gray, the rear part of the animal has a bright yellow to orange tone.
The head is of a deep blue.

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Salariinae (Subfamily) > Ecsenius (Genus)

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