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lexID: 4956 AphiaID: 126964 Scientific: Ctenolabrus rupestris German: Klippenbarsch English: Goldsinny, Gold-sinny, Goldsinny Wrasse, Rock Cook Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Ctenolabrus (Genus) > rupestris (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Occurrence: , Russland , Tunesien , Straße von Gibralta the Black Sea, Algeria, East-Atlantic Ocean, Egypt, European Coasts, Israel, Morocco, Portugal, Scandinavia, Spain, the British Isles, the Isle of Man, the Mediterranean Sea Sea depth: 1 - 50 Meter Size: 4.33" - 7.09" (11cm - 18cm) Temperature: - 71.6 °F (°C - 22°C) Food: Amphipods, Bryozoans (sea mats), Clams, Copepods, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Invertebrates, Predatory, Rock lobster, Sea squirts, Snails, Starfishs, Worms, Zoobenthos Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2013-01-07 16:20:07
Last edit: 2018-12-31 12:00:26
Specal thanks for the first foto to David Luquet, France.
Eastern Atlantic: Norway to Morocco. Also known from the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
On rocky, weed-covered shores (1-50 m); larger specimens deeper than young. Feed on bryozoans, crustaceans and gastropods.
Spawning takes place in summer when the male defends a territory.
Used in salmon culture as cleaner fish.
Ctenolabrus suillus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Labrus rupestris Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
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