Salarias sexfilumis commonly referred to as Spalding's 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.
lexID: 11433 AphiaID: 278378 Scientific: Salarias sexfilum German: Spalding's Schleimfisch English: Spalding's Blenny Category: Blennies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Salarias (Genus) > sexfilum (Species) Initial determination: Günther, 1861 Occurrence: Arafura Sea, Bali, Flores, Indonesia, Lesser Sunda Islands, Lombok, Malaysia, Queensland (Australia), Savu Sea, Timor Sea depth: 1 - 10 Meter Size: up to 4.72" (12 cm) Temperature: 32 °F - 82.4 °F (0°C - 28°C) Food: Algae, Herbivorous 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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Created: 2018-03-08 16:02:05
Last edit: 2018-03-09 08:32:23
Very special thanks for the first photo of Salarias sexfilum to Dr. Michael P. Hammer, Australia.
Dr. Hammer has taken his photo at Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory .
Spalding's Blenny is known from the Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia) and from northern Australia, where the blenny lives in shallow reef flats and tidepools.
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