Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Blenniidae
(Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Entomacrodus: Greek, ento = inside + Greek, makros = big + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; pelagic-neritic. Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 28618)
soft rays: 17 - 18. One cirrus on each side of nape; 5-8 cirri on supraorbital tentacle; completely crenulate upper lip margin; body coloration white with fine flecks on dorsal area of small, dull orange blotches; along sides of body is a series of 7 faint gray blotches with somewhat orange and blackish dots; fine reticular pattern of dull orange on head. Dorsal spines XIII, 16-17 (typically 16); anal rays typically 18; lateral line terminating below 10th and 11th dorsal spine; gill rakers 16-19 (Ref. 54980).
Eastern Central Pacific: Tuamoto Islands, French Polynesia.
Found along exposed rocky shores (Ref. 54980). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205).
Springer, V.G., J.T. Williams and T.M. Orrell, 1991. Catalog of type specimens of recent fishes in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 2: Blenniidae. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 519:28.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00813 (0.00366 - 0.01807), b=3.02 (2.83 - 3.21), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.0 ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .