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Cirripectes hutchinsi Hutchin's Blenny,, Black Blenny

Cirripectes hutchinsiis commonly referred to as Hutchin's Blenny,, Black 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. Glen Whisson, Aqua Research and Monitoring Services, Australien

Foto: Fays Bay, Rottnest Island, West-Australien

24.01.2016
Courtesy of the author Dr. Glen Whisson, Aqua Research and Monitoring Services, Australien . Please visit www.inaturalist.org for more information.

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lexID:
11999 
AphiaID:
276719 
Scientific:
Cirripectes hutchinsi 
German:
Kammzahnschleimfisch 
English:
Hutchin's Blenny,, Black Blenny 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Cirripectes (Genus) > hutchinsi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Williams, 1988 
Occurrence:
Eastern Indian Ocean, Endemic species, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
1 - 22 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.33" (11 cm) 
Temperature:
60.8 °F - 69.8 °F (16°C - 21°C) 
Food:
Algae 
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:
 
More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-10 10:45:44 

Info

This species is known only from Western Australia (North West Cape southward to Rottnest Island).
This reef-associated species is found in the surge zone in limestone holes just below the intertidal range.
often on areas where the coral Pocillopora damicornis occurs.
The species is named for Barry Hutchins, former Curator of Fishes at the Western Australian Museum.

Similar species:
Cirripectes alleni
Cirripectes filamentosus

External links

  1. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. iNaturalist Glen Whisson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Reef Life Survey (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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