Malacoctenus macropus, Rosy blenny : aquarium

Malacoctenus macropus (Poey, 1868)

Rosy blenny
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labrisomidae (Labrisomids)
Etymology: Malacoctenus: Greek, malakos = soft + Greek, kteis, ktenos = comb (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Poey.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 0 - 8 m (Ref. 26938), usually 0 - 2 m (Ref. 9710).   Subtropical; 32°N -

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Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan (Mexico) to northern South America.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 21 - 22; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10-11; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 20 - 21. No conspicuous spots or ocelli. It is the only member of its genus that does not have a conspicuous color pattern (Ref. 26938). Female with irregular brown blotches dorsally on body, uniformly speckled with small whitish spots, the dorsal fin with many small dark reddish spots; postorbital head and body of males covered with small red spots and blotches; no dark spots in dorsal fin (Ref. 13442).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in a wide variety of shoreline habitats and patch reefs (Ref. 9710). Found in sponge beds in shallow waters and grassy areas (Ref. 26938).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Medarbetare

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 February 2009

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.4 - 28.2, mean 27.5 °C (based on 573 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00776 (0.00365 - 0.01649), b=3.01 (2.82 - 3.20), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .