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Malacoctenus zacae

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Copyright Dr. Gerry R. Allen, Foto aus Mexiko

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lexID:
8668 
AphiaID:
281505 
Scientific:
Malacoctenus zacae 
German:
Beschuppter Schleimfisch 
English:
Zaca Blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labrisomidae (Family) > Malacoctenus (Genus) > zacae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Springer, 1959 
Occurrence:
Californiske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific) 
Size:
bis zu 6.5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, invertebrater 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-08-11 12:22:04 

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Springer, 1959

Very special thanks fort he first photo of Malacoctenus zacae to the famous Australien ichthyologist Dr. Gerry R. Allen.
Dr. Allen has taken his photo at Mexico.

Malacoctenus zacae is endemic to the Eastern Pacific and is found from the tip of Baja California and the south-western Gulf of California to central and southern Mexico.

The Zaca blenny inhabits rocky substrate to depths of 10 meters, where the blenny hunts invertebrates.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Labrisomidae (Family) > Malacoctenus (Genus) > Malacoctenus zacae (Species)

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