Plagiotremus tapeinosoma   (Bleeker,  1857) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Blenniidae

Image copyrights: Patzner, R

Description
20 oblong segments form the dark midlateral body stripe.


Synonym (s)
Aspidontus tapeinosoma (Bleeker, 1857)
Petroscirtes tapeinosoma Bleeker, 1857
Petroskirtes tapeinosoma Bleeker, 1857
Plagiotremus tapeinosomus (Bleeker, 1857)
(Misspelling)
Runula tapeinosoma (Bleeker, 1857)

Common Name (s)
• Piano Fangblenny (English)
• scale-eating Blenny (English)
• Spotted Sabre-toothed Blenny
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Aquarium)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated
Prey:  attacks other fishes and removing dermal tissue, mucus and sometimes scales

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

Page last updated on:2011-12-05

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