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Apodichthys flavidus Penpoint gunnel, Pen-point Blenny

Apodichthys flavidusis commonly referred to as Penpoint gunnel, Pen-point Blenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Apodichthys flavidus, Penpoint Gunnel, Pillar Point Tidepools 2014


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lexID:
4742 
AphiaID:
279664 
Scientific:
Apodichthys flavidus 
German:
Gitter-Butterfisch 
English:
Penpoint Gunnel, Pen-point Blenny 
Category:
Gunnel 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pholidae (Family) > Apodichthys (Genus) > flavidus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Girard, 1854 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Canada , Eastern Pacific Ocean, USA, West Coast USA 
Sea depth:
1 - 8 Meter 
Size:
up to 18.11" (46 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 10,7 °F (°C - 10,7°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Snails, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-28 22:06:18 

Info

Girard, 1854

Verbreitung
Eastern Pacific: Kodiak Island, Alaska to Santa Barbara Island, southern California, USA.

Found in intertidal areas, especially in tide pools.
May remain out of the water under rocks or seaweeds.
Feeds on small crustaceans and mollusks.
Pairs are found coiled around egg masses. Breathes air when out of water.

Synonymised taxa:
Apodichthys inornatus Gill, 1862
Apodichthys sanguineus Gill, 1862
Apodichthys univittatus Lockington, 1881
Apodichthys virescens Ayres, 1855

External links

  1. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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