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Enneapterygius abeli Yellow triplefin

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.


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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:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-03-24 11:16:13 

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(Klausewitz, 1960)

Distribution:
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.

Biologie
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.

Synonymised taxa
Helcogramma abeli (Klausewitz, 1960)
Tripterygion abeli Klausewitz, 1960
Trypterygium abeli Klausewitz, 1960

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Tripterygiinae (Subfamily) > Enneapterygius (Genus)

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