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Hypsoblennius gentilis  (Girard, 1854)

Bay blenny
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Hypsoblennius: Greek, hypsi = high + Greek, blennios = mucus (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten bottenlevande; djupintervall 0 - 25 m (Ref. 37955), usually ? - 10 m (Ref. 56052).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 37°N -

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Eastern Central Pacific: Monterey Bay, California, USA to Bahia Magdalena (Baja California Sur, Mexico) and the Gulf of California.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2850); rapporterad maxålder: 7 år (Ref. 56052)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults are found in intertidal shallows (Ref. 11482). Territorial (Ref. 37955). They feed on small benthic invertebrates and algae (Ref. 37955). Demersal spawners in nearshore habitats (Ref. 56049). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the walls of the parent's shelter. Eggs are brooded by the male parent (Ref. 56053).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous, distinct pairing (Ref. 205). Female deposits the eggs in protected areas. The male guards the eggs until hatching (Ref. 37955).

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

Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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