Entomacrodus williamsi Springer & Fricke, 2000
William's rockskipper
Entomacrodus williamsi
photo by Springer & Fricke, 2000

Family:  Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies), subfamily: Salariinae
Max. size:  5.28 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 10 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 13-13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 15-17
Biology:  Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref. 94114). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref. 94114).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 March 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 23.04.02
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 05.02.14

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