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Omobranchus fasciolatus  (Valenciennes, 1836)

Arab blenny
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies) > Blenniinae
Etymology: Omobranchus: Greek, omo = shoulder + Greek, brangchia = gill (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande.   Tropical, preferred ?

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea south to Inhambane, Mozambique, and Persian Gulf to Gulf of Kutch. Reported as likely at Seychelles (Ref. 1623) but Randall and van Egmond 1994 (Ref. 10685) believe otherwise.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.8 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 11441)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11 - 12; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 18-19; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 20 - 22. Body with broad, irregular, dusky bands anteriorly. Males with dusky spot in middle of soft dorsal fin (Ref. 4404).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults are known from shallow water with rocky bottom, sometimes in tide pools (Ref. 11441). 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous, distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Medarbetare

Springer, V.G., 1986. Blenniidae. p. 742-755. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4404)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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