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lexID: 11725 AphiaID: 219287 Scientific: Glyptoparus delicatulus German: Kammzahnschleimfisch English: Delicate Blenny Category: Blennies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Glyptoparus (Genus) > delicatulus (Species) Initial determination: Smith, 1959 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Caroline Island, Central Pazific, Comores, East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Fiji, Flores, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Maumere, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moorea, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Tansania, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 14 Meter Size: up to 1.97" (5 cm) Temperature: - (25,3°C - 29,3°C) Food: Algae, Amphipods, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Frozen food (small sorts), Invertebrates, Pellets, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton Tank: 24.64 gal (~ 112L) Difficulty: Easy Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2018-10-13 17:37:23
Last edit: 2018-10-13 18:11:21
Very special thanks for the first photo of Glyptoparus delicatulus to Brent Tibbats, Guam.
Adult Delicate blennies are found in pairs or in small groups in dead reefs with algal turf, in mixed coral and sand areas, in corals reefs and in clear outer lagoon reefs down to 14 meters.
Glyptoparus delicatulus is common and locally abundant and collected for the trade.
Glyptoparus delicatus Smith, 1959
Glytoparus delicatulus Smith, 1959
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