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lexID: 11344 AphiaID: 219180 Scientific: Enneapterygius tutuilae German: Spitzkopf-Schleimfisch English: High Hat Triplefin, Rosy-cheek Threefin, Highfin Triplefin, High-hat Triplefin Category: Blennies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Enneapterygius (Genus) > tutuilae (Species) Initial determination: Jordan & Seale, 1906 Occurrence: , Sudan Ambon, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Bali, Caroline Island, Christmas Islands, Cook Islands, Coral sea, East Africa, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Line Islands, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moluccas, Moorea, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Okinawa, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Society Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Wake Atoll, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 55 Meter Size: up to 1.57" (4 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 84.2 °F (24°C - 29°C) Food: Algae, Invertebrates 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 Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2018-01-20 13:59:54
Last edit: 2018-01-22 17:16:03
Very special thanks for the first two photos of Enneapterygius tutuilae to Jim Greenfield, UK.
Jim has taken his photos at Ambon Bay, Moluccas, Indonesia, thanks a lot, Jim!
Enneapterygius tutuilae is widespread from the eastern Indian Ocean to the central Pacificis an found in a variety of coral and rocky reef habitats including intertidal pools, reef outcrops and on sponges.
Large individuals of Enneapterygius tutuilae often have a conspicuous dark spot on the upper middle part of the second dorsal fin that is connected to a band extending down the sides, about 5 darker bars on body, a red snout and lower head; dorsal fin tall, white in males.
Source: Fishes of Australia
Enneapterygius altipinnis Clark, 1980
Enneapterygius altipinnus Clark, 1980
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