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lexID: 11707 AphiaID: 277647 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: Australia, Eastern Indian Ocean, Endemic species, Western Australia Sea depth: 1 - 35 Meter Size: up to 1.18" (3,4 cm) Temperature: - (°C - 27,5°C) Food: algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Amphipods, 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 Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2018-10-02 10:30:42
Last edit: 2018-10-02 11:19:49
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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