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Acanthemblemaria castroi Galapagos Barnacle Blenny

Acanthemblemaria castroiis commonly referred to as Galapagos Barnacle Blenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4753 
AphiaID:
279447 
Scientific:
Acanthemblemaria castroi 
German:
"Galapagos-Seepocken"-Schleimfisch 
English:
Galapagos Barnacle Blenny 
Category:
Pike- Tube- Flagblennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Acanthemblemaria (Genus) > castroi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Stephens & Hobson, 1966 
Occurrence:
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands 
Size:
up to 2.36" (6 cm) 
Temperature:
60.8 °F - 80.6 °F (16°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Algae, Invertebrates, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-17 16:54:37 

Info

Stephens & Hobson, 1966

Verbreitung
Southeast Pacific: endemic to the Galapagos Islands.

Biology:
Lives in empty barnacle shells. Often perches in the opening with only the head protruding. Seldom seen in the open. Darts out to nab bits of floating food.
Oviparous. Eggs are attached to the walls of the parent's shelter and are brooded by the male parent

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Acanthemblemaria (Genus) > Acanthemblemaria castroi (Species)

External links

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

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