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Ecsenius stictus

Ecsenius stictusis commonly referred to as Great Barrier Reef blenny, Smallspotted Combtooth Blenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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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 
Size:
bis zu 5.8cm 
Temperature:
25,7°C - 26,8°C 
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
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-29 12:17:22 

Info

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)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Homepage Gilles Winstanley, Pelagicon Underwater Imagery (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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A Smallspotted Combtooth Blenny, Ecsenius stictus, at Palfrey Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Source: Graham Edgar / Reef Life Survey. License: CC BY Attribution
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Smallspotted Combtooth Blenny, Ecsenius stictus, on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Source: Geir Friestad / Flickr. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives
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Copyright Gilles Winstanley, Foto: Queeensland, Austraklien
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