Axoclinus multicinctus Allen & Robertson, 1992
Multibarred triplefin
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Tripterygiidae (Triplefin blennies), subfamily: Tripterygiinae
Max. size:  3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 8 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: known only from the Revillagigedo Islands.
Biology:  Adults feed on tiny invertebrates and algae (Ref. 11482). Eggs are hemispherical and covered with numerous sticky threads that anchor them in the algae on the nesting sites (Ref. 240). Larvae are planktonic which occur primarily in shallow, nearshore waters (Ref. 94114).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 23 May 2007 (D2) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 26.02.98
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.03.14

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