Spaniblennius clandestinus Bath & Wirtz, 1989
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies), subfamily: Blenniinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Cape Verde to Mo├žamedes, Angola.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Known only from one specimen but probably a shallow water species (Peter Wirtz, pers. comm. 05/05). Similar to its congeners, this species is 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: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 24 March 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 13.02.02
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 28.02.14

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