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Malacoctenus macropus (Poey, 1868)

Rosy blenny
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labrisomidae (Labrisomids)
Etymology: Malacoctenus: Greek, malakos = soft + Greek, kteis, ktenos = comb (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Poey.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 0 - 8 m (Ref. 26938), usually 0 - 2 m (Ref. 9710).   Subtropical; 32°N -

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan (Mexico) to northern South America.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 21 - 22; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 10-11; Espinas anales 2; Radios blandos anales: 20 - 21. No conspicuous spots or ocelli. It is the only member of its genus that does not have a conspicuous color pattern (Ref. 26938). Female with irregular brown blotches dorsally on body, uniformly speckled with small whitish spots, the dorsal fin with many small dark reddish spots; postorbital head and body of males covered with small red spots and blotches; no dark spots in dorsal fin (Ref. 13442).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs in a wide variety of shoreline habitats and patch reefs (Ref. 9710). Found in sponge beds in shallow waters and grassy areas (Ref. 26938).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Colaboradores

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 February 2009

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Acuario: Comercial
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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.4 - 28.2, mean 27.5 (based on 573 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00813 (0.00367 - 0.01799), b=2.99 (2.80 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .