Entomacrodus chiostictus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Rock blenny
Entomacrodus chiostictus
photo by Allen, G.R.

 Family:  Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies), subfamily: Salariinae
 Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Panama, including offshore islands such as Tres Marias, Revillagigedo, Clipperton, and Cocos.
 Biology:  Adults inhabit shallow, weed-covered rocky reefs, including tide pools (Ref. 11482). 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).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.03.98
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 04.02.14

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