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Ecsenius alleni


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lexID:
11707 
Scientific:
Ecsenius alleni 
German:
Allen´s Schleimfisch, Allen´s Kammzahnschleimfisch 
English:
Allen's Combtooth Blenny, Allen's Blenny 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Ecsenius (Genus) > alleni (Species) 
Initial determination:
Springer, 1988 
Occurrence:
Western Australia, Endemic species, Eastern Indian Ocean, Australie 
Sea depth:
1 - 35 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 3,4cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27,5°C 
Food:
Amphipods, algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Copepods 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-10-02 11:19:49 

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Description:
Grey-brown upper body, white underside, black bars on back, continuing as brown bars on sides, large, round white-edged black spot at pectoral fin base and white stripes through eye. Similar E. tigris (Tiger Combtooth Blenny) lacks pectoral spot and is only found in the Coral Sea.
Endemic to north-western Australia.

Similar species: Ecsenius fourmanoiri und Ecsenius tigris

Source: Reef Life Survey

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