Coralliozetus angelicus (Böhlke & Mead, 1957)
Angel blenny
Coralliozetus angelicus
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Chaenopsidae (Pike-, tube- and flagblennies)
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 1 - 4 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Acapulco, Mexico.
Biology:  Adults inhabit empty barnacle shells on rocky reefs (Ref. 11482). Feed on zooplankton (Ref. 11482). Eggs are deposited in vacant barnacle tests and are defended by the male parent (Ref. 85398).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 May 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 02.03.98
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 25.10.10

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