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Scartichthys variolatus  (Valenciennes, 1836)

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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Scartichthys: Greek, skaritis, -idos = a jewel stone with the colour of the fish scarus (Ref. 45335);  variolatus: Latin, variola = smallpox or spotted; refers to the pattern of spots on the head and body (Ref. 10696).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 9 m (Ref. 10696).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 25°S - 35°S, 83°W - 76°W (Ref. 89357)

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Southeast Pacific: Desventuradas Is. and Juan Fernández Is. (Ref. 89357).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.3 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 10696)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 11 - 12; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 17-18; Spine anali 2; Raggi anali molli: 19 - 20. Dentary incisors 80-93; segmented dorsal-fin rays 18; pupil-size black spot on first and sometimes second interspinal membrane; and pupil-size white spots (brownish red in life) on head and body.

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found on rocky bottoms. 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 Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Oviparous, distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaboratori

Williams, J.T., 1990. Phylogenetic relationships and revision of the blenniid fish genus Scartichthys. Smith. Contrib. Zool. 492:1-30. (Ref. 10696)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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