Meiacanthus vittatusis commonly referred to as One-striped fangblenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8521 AphiaID: 279323 Scientific: Meiacanthus vittatus German: Fangzahnschleimfisch, Säbelzahnschleimfisch English: One-striped Fangblenny Category: Blennies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Meiacanthus (Genus) > vittatus (Species) Initial determination: Smith-Vaniz, 1976 Occurrence: Indonesia, Java, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: up to 3.35" (8.5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 35.6 °F (22°C - 2°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 109.99 gal (~ 500L) 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: 2015-06-27 16:39:53
Last edit: 2015-06-27 16:39:53
Adults are found in coral reefs, usually on sheltered inshore reefs, they occur mainly solitarily in a depth range of 1 to 30 meters.
This specis is mimicked by Cheilodipterus parazonatus, juvenile Scolopsis margaritifer, juvenile Cheilodipterus zonatus, and also by the apogonid Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus, which is much more widespread and adapts in coloration to various Meiacanthus spp.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Blenniidae (Family) > Blenniinae (Subfamily) > Meiacanthus (Genus) > Meiacanthus vittatus (Species)
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