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Blenniella cyanostigma Striped rockskipper

Blenniella cyanostigmais commonly referred to as Striped rockskipper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4751 
AphiaID:
219250 
Scientific:
Blenniella cyanostigma 
German:
Felshüpfer 
English:
Striped Rockskipper 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Blenniella (Genus) > cyanostigma (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1849 
Occurrence:
Christmas Islands, Comores, East Africa, Indonesia, Java, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Réunion , Sri Lanka, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles 
Size:
up to 3.15" (8 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Algae, Invertebrates 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-17 15:43:48 

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(Bleeker, 1849)

Distribution:
Indian Ocean: essentially restricted from African east coast to the west coast of Sumatra, and extending to Java and Bali.

Description:
Males with dusky bands on body, each band with a vertical pair of oblong spots; dark spot behind eye and opercle.
Females with faintly dusky bands on body overlain by dark lines that break up into dashes at posterior portion; dark spots on median fins.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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