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Ecsenius stictus


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lexID:
9413 
AphiaID:
277685 
Scientific:
Ecsenius stictus 
German:
Schleimfisch 
English:
Great Barrier Reef Blenny, Smallspotted Combtooth Blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Ecsenius (Genus) > stictus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Springer, 1988 
Occurrence:
Australien, Great barrier reef, Ny Kaledonien 
Size:
bis zu 5.8cm 
Temperature:
25,7°C - 26,8°C 
Food:
Alger 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-29 12:17:22 

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Springer, 1988

Very special thanks for the first photo of Ecsenius stictus to Gilles Winstanley.
Gilles has taken his photo at Queensland, Australia.

Ecsenius stictus is a harmless algae muncher and feed also on coral polyps and mucous in a moderate depth down to 20 meters.

The blenny is only known from the Great Barrier Reef, but m More recently reported from the Chesterfield Islands, New Caledonia.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Blenniidae (Family) > Salariinae (Subfamily) > Ecsenius (Genus) > Ecsenius stictus (Species)

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