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Hypleurochilus fissicornis  (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Hypleurochilus: Greek, hypo = under + Greek, pleura = in the side of + Greek, cheilos = lip.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Southwest Atlantic: Paraíba, Brazil (Ref. 57756) to Uruguay (Ref. 35204) and Argentina (Ref. 86332). Northeast Atlantic: Azores (Ref. 35204).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.7 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 9062)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults feed primarily on amphipods and isopods (Ref. 9062). 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 Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Oviparous, distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaborators

Menezes, N.A. and J.L. Figueiredo, 1985. Manual de peixes marinhos do sudeste do Brasil. V.Teleostei (4). Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. 105 p. (Ref. 9062)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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