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Ecsenius alleni Allen's Combtooth Blenny, Allen's Blenny

Ecsenius alleniis commonly referred to as Allen's Combtooth Blenny, Allen'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.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. Rick Stuart-Smith, Reef Life Survey, Australien

Foto: Scott Reef, Westaustralien


Courtesy of the author Dr. Rick Stuart-Smith, Reef Life Survey, Australien . Please visit reeflifesurvey.com for more information.

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lexID:
11707 
AphiaID:
277647 
Scientific:
Ecsenius alleni 
German:
Allen´s Schleimfisch, Allen´s Kammzahnschleimfisch 
English:
Allen's Combtooth Blenny, Allen's Blenny 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Ecsenius (Genus) > alleni (Species) 
Initial determination:
Springer, 1988 
Occurrence:
Australia, Eastern Indian Ocean, Endemic species, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
1 - 35 Meter 
Size:
3,4 cm 
Temperature:
°F - 27,5 °F (°C - 27,5°C) 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Amphipods, Copepods 
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:
2018-10-02 11:19:49 

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Description:
Grey-brown upper body, white underside, black bars on back, continuing as brown bars on sides, large, round white-edged black spot at pectoral fin base and white stripes through eye. Similar E. tigris (Tiger Combtooth Blenny) lacks pectoral spot and is only found in the Coral Sea.
Endemic to north-western Australia.

Similar species: Ecsenius fourmanoiri und Ecsenius tigris

Source: Reef Life Survey

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Reef Life Survey (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. The Indo-Pacific Blenniid Fish Genus Ecsenius, Erstbeschreibung von Ecsenius alleni, Seite 89 (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Victor G. Springer (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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