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Glyptoparus delicatulus Delicate blenny


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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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-10-13 18:11:21 

Husbandry

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.

Synonyms:
Glyptoparus delicatus Smith, 1959
Glytoparus delicatulus Smith, 1959

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