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Elacatinus genie Cleaner goby


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lexID:
2054 
AphiaID:
280604 
Scientific:
Elacatinus genie 
German:
Putzergrundel 
English:
Cleaner Goby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Elacatinus (Genus) > genie (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Böhlke & Robins, ), 1968 
Occurrence:
Central Atlantic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 1.57" (4 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Cyclops, Lobster eggs 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-23 13:27:15 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Elacatinus genie are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Elacatinus genie, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Elacatinus genie, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

(Böhlke & Robins, 1968)

Found on live coral. Removes ectoparasites from other fishes.

Synonyms:
Gobiosoma genie Böhlke & Robins, 1968

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobioidei (Suborder) > Gobiidae (Family) > Gobiinae (Subfamily) > Elacatinus (Genus) > Elacatinus genie (Species)



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