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Profile lexID: 8483 AphiaID: 279306 Scientific: Meiacanthus crinitus German: Säbelzahnschleimfisch English: Hairytail Fangblenny Category: - Blennider / Slemfiskar Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Meiacanthus (Genus) > crinitus (Species) Initial determination: Smith-Vaniz, 1987 Occurrence: , Raja Amat Indonesien, Papua Nya Guinea, Salomonöarna, Sulawesi (Indonesien) Size: bis zu 10cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Food: zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2015-06-11 19:17:17
Last edit: 2015-06-11 19:17:17
Meiacanthus crinitus is a shallow water species, that forms small aggregations in well protected narrow bays or inlets, usually in sponge habitats.
Adults may be found solitary or in pairs.
Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters and mimics the young of Pentapodus trivittata.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Blenniidae (Family) > Blenniinae (Subfamily) > Meiacanthus (Genus) > Meiacanthus crinitus (Species)
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