Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos   (Bleeker,  1852) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Blenniidae

Image copyrights: Patzner, R.

Description
Adults variable in color, ranging from black to yellow.


Synonym (s)
Aspidontus rhinorhynchos (Bleeker, 1852)
Petroscirtes rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1852
Petroscirtes rhinorhynchus Bleeker, 1852
Petroskirtes amblyrhynchos Bleeker, 1857
Petroskirtes rhinorhynchos Bleeker, 1852
Plagiotremus rhinorhynchus (Bleeker, 1852)
(Misspelling)
Plagiotremus rhynorhynchus (Bleeker, 1852)
(Misspelling)
Plagiotremus rhynorhyncus (Bleeker, 1852)
(Misspelling)
Runula amblyrhynchus (Bleeker, 1857)
(Misspelling)
Runula rhinorhynchos (Bleeker, 1852)

Common Name (s)
• bluestriped Blenny (English)
• bluestriped Fangblenny (English)
• Striped Sabre-toothed Blenny
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated
Prey:  Skin, mucus and sometimes scales of other fishes by quick attacks

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

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