Bicolour Fangblenny, False Harp-tail
Plagiotremus laudandusis commonly referred to as Bicolour Fangblenny, False Harp-tail. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4539 AphiaID: 293706 Scientific: Plagiotremus laudandus German: Augenstreif-Säbelzähner-Nachahmer English: Bicolour Fangblenny, False Harp-tail Category: Blennies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Plagiotremus (Genus) > laudandus (Species) Initial determination: (Whitley, ), 1961 Occurrence: Australia, Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Fiji, Flores, Gilbert Islands, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lesser Sunda Islands, Lord Howe Island, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Samoa, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Western Australia Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: 3.15" - 3.94" (8cm - 10cm) Temperature: 77 °F - 82.4 °F (25°C - 28°C) Food: Food specialist, Parasitic, Predatory Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! 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: 2012-08-15 07:04:16
Last edit: 2020-01-01 16:13:47
Western Pacific: Philippines and Ryukyu Islands to the Gilbert Islands, New Caledonia, and Samoa, north to Izu Islands, south to Rowley Shoals and Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia. Subspecies Plagiotremus laudandus flavus occurs in Fiji and Tonga.
Inhabit lagoon and seaward reefs from below the surge zone to 30 m depth.
Feed on skin, scales, fins and mucus of other fish. Oviparous.
Eggs are demersal and adhesive.
A mimic of Meiacanthus atrodorsalis
Pescadorichthys laudandus (Whitley, 1961)
Plagiotremus laudandus laudandus (Whitley, 1961)
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