Chaenopsis alepidota (Gilbert, 1890)
Orangethroat pikeblenny
Chaenopsis alepidota
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Chaenopsidae (Pike-, tube- and flagblennies)
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 11 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California to southern California.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits sandy areas in worm tubes.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 May 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 17.05.11
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.07.94

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