Enneapterygius vexillarius Fowler, 1946
Blacksaddle triplefin
photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

 Family:  Tripterygiidae (Triplefin blennies), subfamily: Tripterygiinae
 Max. size:  3.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 11 m
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Ryukyu Islands (Japan), Taiwan, and Hong Kong (China).
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Eggs 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:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.02.99
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.03.14

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