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Neoclinus stephensae Yellowfin fringehead

Neoclinus stephensaeis commonly referred to as Yellowfin fringehead. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Phil Garner, Southern California Marine Life, USA

Neoclinus stephensae, Yellowfin fringehead, 2016


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lexID:
13020 
AphiaID:
281685 
Scientific:
Neoclinus stephensae 
German:
Gelbflossen-Fransenkopf 
English:
Yellowfin Fringehead 
Category:
Pike- Tube- Flagblennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Neoclinus (Genus) > stephensae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hubbs, 1953 
Occurrence:
Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific), Northeast Pacific Ocean, USA 
Sea depth:
3 - 27 Meter 
Size:
up to 3.94" (10 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 68 °F (°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Carnivore 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-05-14 13:21:07 

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Neoclinus stephensae Hubbs, 1953

Neoclinus stephensae, the Yellowfin fringehead, is a species of chaenopsid blenny found in the north-eastern Pacific ocean. Yellowfin fringehead occurs in rocks and bays near jetties, usually found in empty shells and holes.

The caudal fin is yellow. Jaw extends past eye, cirri above eyes. The dorsal fin is uniform in height, the body long and slender. Body colour varies to match habitat, but usually with a purplish head.

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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