Enneapterygius abeliis commonly referred to as Yellow triplefin. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4652 AphiaID: 219179 Scientific: Enneapterygius abeli German: Spitzkopf-Schleimfisch English: Yellow Triplefin Category: Blennies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Enneapterygius (Genus) > abeli (Species) Initial determination: (Klausewitz, ), 1960 Occurrence: , Sudan , Suez-Kanal Comores, East Africa, Egypt, Gulf of Aden, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South-Africa, Tansania, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 1 - 14 Meter Size: up to 0.98" (2.5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Bosmiden, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Copepods, Crustaceans, Cyclops, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton Tank: 11 gal (~ 50L) Difficulty: Average 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 in this lexicon:
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Created: 2012-09-18 18:53:11
Last edit: 2018-03-24 11:16:13
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, along East African coast to southern Kwazulu-Natal, Mauritius, Seychelles, Comoros and St. Brandon Shoals; not recorded in Gulf of Oman.
Occurs in shallow, sheltered waters, on hard corals; found on the upper part of coral reefs, usually along the reef margin in depths of about 1 m, often on corals covered by low algae.
Also found in bays or sheltered lagoons.
Helcogramma abeli (Klausewitz, 1960)
Tripterygion abeli Klausewitz, 1960
Trypterygium abeli Klausewitz, 1960
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