Enneapterygius signicauda Fricke, 1997
Flagtail triplefin
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Family:  Tripterygiidae (Triplefin blennies), subfamily: Tripterygiinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 11 m
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: Vanuatu, Tonga, and American Samoa.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Female members of the Tripterygiidae have eggs that are hemispherical and covered with numerous sticky threads that anchor them in the algae on the nesting sites (Ref. 240). Larvae are planktonic which occur primarily in shallow, nearshore waters (Ref. 94114).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 May 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.02.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.03.14

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