Teleostei (teleosts) > Blenniiformes
(Blennies) > Blenniidae
(Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Hypleurochilus: Greek, hypo = under + Greek, pleura = in the side of + Greek, cheilos = lip.
More on authors: Quoy & Gaimard.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal. Tropical
Southwest Atlantic: Paraíba, Brazil (Ref. 57756) to Uruguay (Ref. 35204) and Argentina (Ref. 86332). Northeast Atlantic: Azores (Ref. 35204).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116953)
Adults feed primarily on amphipods and isopods (Ref. 9062). 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).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Oviparous, distinct pairing (Ref. 205).
Menezes, N.A. and J.L. Figueiredo, 1985. Manual de peixes marinhos do sudeste do Brasil. V.Teleostei (4). Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. 105 p. (Ref. 9062)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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