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Acanthemblemaria rivasi


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lexID:
10228 
AphiaID:
279460 
Scientific:
Acanthemblemaria rivasi 
German:
Hechtschleimfisch 
English:
Spotjaw Blenny  
Category:
- Blennider / Slemfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Acanthemblemaria (Genus) > rivasi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Stephens, 1970 
Occurrence:
Panama, Costa Rica, Columbia 
Sea depth:
0 - 8 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 3,0cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
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:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-12-04 17:24:54 

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Stephens, 1970


Acanthemblemaria rivasi lives in abandoned worm tubes in bottoms ranging from muddy rock to live massive corals.
Body elongate; short blunt head; very short blunt spines from snout back to join a rounded patch behind eyes, none on rear of nape; cirri on nostrils, over eyes (1 pair, unbranched), but not on nape; multiple rows of well-developed teeth on side of roof of mouth; dorsal fin XXI-XXII, 11-13, a notch between spiny and soft parts; anal fin II, 21-24; pelvics I (internal), 2-3, inserted before pectoral base; all fin rays unbranched; no lateral line; no scales.

Upper head and body greenish-brown; iris bright red, with an inner white ring; head tan above, blackish below, often densely speckled with tiny blue dots; sometimes a white stripe under eye along cheek; body with 3 rows of 5-10 dark spots (along top & bottom profiles, and central flank), alternating with 1-2 rows of white to pale blotches; a black spot between 1st 2 dorsal fin spines.
Source: Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Acanthemblemaria (Genus) > Acanthemblemaria rivasi (Species)

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