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Profile lexID: 8202 AphiaID: 280198 Scientific: Cirriemblemaria lucasana German: Federsbuch Blenny English: Plume Blenny Category: Blennies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Cirriemblemaria (Genus) > lucasana (Species) Initial determination: (Stephens, ), 1963 Occurrence: , Hawaii , Central Pazific , Mexico (East Pacific) , Eastern Pacific Ocean Golf van Californië Size: bis zu 4cm Temperature: 20°C - 25°C Food: Ongewervelden, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2015-03-29 12:56:20
Last edit: 2015-03-29 12:56:20
Cirriemblemaria lucasana (Stephens, 1963)
Cirriemblemaria lucasana commonly known as Plume blenny can be found in coral reefs in the Gulf of California. This species feeds primarily on zooplankton and inhabitsempty mollusc tubes on rocky reefs.
Due to the fact of the Plume on the head the under water photographer Dr.Alicia Hermosillo called him jokingly "Punk blennie".
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaenopsidae (Family) > Cirriemblemaria (Genus) > Cirriemblemaria lucasana (Species)
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