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Plagiotremus laudandus Bicolour Fangblenny, False Harp-tail


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lexID:
4539 
AphiaID:
293706 
Scientific:
Plagiotremus laudandus 
German:
Augenstreif-Säbelzähner-Nachahmer 
English:
Bicolour Fangblenny, False Harp-tail 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Plagiotremus (Genus) > laudandus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Whitley, ), 1961 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Fiji, Flores, Gilbert Islands, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lesser Sunda Islands, Lord Howe Island, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Samoa, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
3.15" - 3.94" (8cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
77 °F - 82.4 °F (25°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Parasitic, Predatory 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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:
2020-01-01 16:13:47 

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(Whitley, 1961)

Distribution
Western Pacific: Philippines and Ryukyu Islands to the Gilbert Islands, New Caledonia, and Samoa, north to Izu Islands, south to Rowley Shoals and Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia. Subspecies Plagiotremus laudandus flavus occurs in Fiji and Tonga.

Biology
Inhabit lagoon and seaward reefs from below the surge zone to 30 m depth.
Feed on skin, scales, fins and mucus of other fish. Oviparous.
Eggs are demersal and adhesive.
A mimic of Meiacanthus atrodorsalis

Synonms:
Pescadorichthys laudandus (Whitley, 1961)
Plagiotremus laudandus laudandus (Whitley, 1961)

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