Chaenopsis deltarrhis Böhlke, 1957
Delta pikeblenny
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Chaenopsidae (Pike-, tube- and flagblennies)
Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 4 - 30 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Costa Rica to Colombia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits worm tubes on sand-rubble bottoms. Feeds on zooplankton (Ref. 11482). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 25 May 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 02.03.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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