Emblemariopsis randalli Cervigón, 1965
Hornless blenny
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Chaenopsidae (Pike-, tube- and flagblennies)
Max. size:  3.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: known only from Bahía de Charagato, Cubagua Island, Venezuela.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 21-21; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 22-24
Biology:  Occurs in shallow waters, forming schools during the day, usually over rocks and coral formations. Feeds on zooplankton.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 18 October 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.12.97
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.07.03

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