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Crocodilichthys gracilis Lizard triplefin


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lexID:
8395 
AphiaID:
280435 
Scientific:
Crocodilichthys gracilis 
German:
Dreiflossen-Schleimfisch, Spitzkopf-Schleimfisch 
English:
Lizard Triplefin 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Crocodilichthys (Genus) > gracilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Allen & Robertson, 1991 
Occurrence:
Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific) 
Size:
up to 2.52" (6.4 cm) 
Temperature:
57.2 °F - 62.6 °F (14°C - 17°C) 
Food:
Algae, Invertebrates 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-05-12 23:00:18 

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Allen & Robertson, 1991

Very special thanks for the first two photos of Crocodilichthys gracilis to Dr. Gerry R. Allen and Dr. Ross Robertson, the have taken these photos at Mexico in a depthrange of 10 to 40 meters.

Crocodilichthys gracilis is endemic to the Mexican Pacific, and is found in the western and central eastern Gulf of California.

Lizard triplefin is a benthic, reef-associated species, that inhabits rocky shores and steep slopes.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Tripterygiinae (Subfamily) > Crocodilichthys (Genus) > Crocodilichthys gracilis (Species)

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