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Parablennius rouxi Parablennius rouxi


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lexID:
4544 
AphiaID:
273134 
Scientific:
Parablennius rouxi 
German:
Streifen-Schleimfish 
English:
Parablennius Rouxi 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Parablennius (Genus) > rouxi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cocco, ), 1833 
Occurrence:
the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
up to 3.54" (9 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 75.2 °F (20°C - 24°C) 
Food:
Algae, Plankton, Zooplankton 
Tank:
65.99 gal (~ 300L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-18 14:24:39 

Husbandry

(Cocco, 1833)

Distribution:
Northeast Atlantic: off Portugal. Also known from the northern Mediterranean.

Occurs in the shallow littoral zone to the zone beyond the influence of water movements, over light rocks or pebbles without algal cover and on secondary hard bottoms of coralligenous origin.

Feeds on periphyton, harpacticoids and algae.

Males inhabit narrow piddock holes; they court by nodding, jumping out of hole and back again and swimming in a vertical position.
Rivals are threatened by yawning, lateral display and circling, and are attacked by ramming and biting.
Oviparous.
Reproduction takes place from May to July. Attracted females spawn in resident hole of a males which guards eggs from several families. Eggs are demersal and adhesive.

Synonymised taxa:
Blennius rouxi Cocco, 1833
Blennius rouxii Cocco, 1833 (misspelling)
Blennius ruxii Cocco, 1833
Parablennius rouxii (Cocco, 1833) (spelling variation)

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