Arcos erythropsis commonly referred to as Rockwall clingfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8652 AphiaID: 279682 Scientific: Arcos erythrops German: Schildbauch, Schildfisch English: Rockwall Clingfish Category: Clingfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Gobiesociformes (Order) > Gobiesocidae (Family) > Arcos (Genus) > erythrops (Species) Initial determination: (Jordan & Gilbert, ), 1882 Occurrence: Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific) Size: up to 1.38" (3.5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Algae, Invertebrates, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Very special thanks for the first photo of Arcos erythrops to the Australien ichthyolgist Dr. Ross Robertson.
This Rockwall clingfish lives endemic at Mexico, here in the the surge zone along rocky shores, where it feed on zoop.lankton, algae, and small benthic invertebrates
Gobiesox erythrops Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Gobiesociformes (Order) > Gobiesocidae (Family) > Gobiesocinae (Subfamily) > Arcos (Genus) > Arcos erythrops (Species)
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