Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Fauna Marin GmbH Aqua Medic Tropic Marin Professionell Lab Whitecorals.com

Acanthemblemaria medusa Medusa blenny

Foto: Bonaire, Niederländische Antillen, Karibik

Courtesy of the author Pauline Walsh Jacobson, USA Pauline Walsh Jacobson, USA Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

Uploaded by AndiV.
Image detail

Profile

lexID:
12180 
AphiaID:
279458 
Scientific:
Acanthemblemaria medusa 
German:
Hechtschleimfisch 
English:
Medusa Blenny 
Category:
Pike- Tube- Flagblennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Acanthemblemaria (Genus) > medusa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Smith-Vaniz & Palacio, 1974 
Occurrence:
Guadeloupe, Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Lesser Antilles, Martinique, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Caribbean, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
1 - 5 Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 1.57" (2cm - 4cm) 
Temperature:
82.4 °F - 78.8 °F (28°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Zooplankton 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-06-30 14:58:23 

Info

Inhabits small patch reefs surrounded by white sand. Observed primarily on dead surfaces of elkhorn coral

External links

  1. Fish Database (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Flickr Homepage von Pauline Walsh Jacobson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Adult


Commonly


Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all and discuss