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Cirripectes castaneus


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lexID:
8378 
AphiaID:
219266 
Scientific:
Cirripectes castaneus 
German:
Kammzahnschleimfisch 
English:
Chestnut Eyelash-blenny, Spotted-chin Blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Cirripectes (Genus) > castaneus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1836 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, the Kermadec Islands, Sudan, India, Jordan, Réunion , Tansania, Israel, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Saudi Arabia, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Lord Howe Island, Mozambique, Papua, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Yemen, Comores, Norfolk Island, Raja Amat, Australien, Banggai øer, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius , Mikronesien , New Zealand, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
0 - 32 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 9.2cm 
Temperature:
24,4°C - 29°C 
Food:
Alger, invertebrater 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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:
2017-04-15 14:33:46 

Husbandry

(Valenciennes, 1836)

Adult blennies occur in wave-swept algal ridge of outer reef flats.
Usually the fish is found on rocky and coralline substrates at depths less than 10 meters.
Cirripectes castaneus is normally seen in small loose groups spread over sections of reef.

Synonyms:
Cirrhipectes castaneus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Cirripectes gibbifrons Smith, 1947
Cirripectes reticulatus Fowler, 1946
Cirripectus castaneus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Cirripectus gibbifrons Smith, 1947
Salarias castaneus Valenciennes, 1836

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