WoRMS taxon details

Ecsenius gravieri (Pellegrin, 1906)

219273  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219273)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description A mimic of Meiacanthus nigolineatus (Sabretooth blenny) with venomous fangs. The mimic not only closely matches the colour...  
Description A mimic of Meiacanthus nigolineatus (Sabretooth blenny) with venomous fangs. The mimic not only closely matches the colour but has adopted the same mode of swimming just off the bottom<307>. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Ecsenius gravieri (Pellegrin, 1906). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219273 on 2019-10-18
Date
action
by
1998-06-18 06:08:16Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description A mimic of Meiacanthus nigolineatus (Sabretooth blenny) with venomous fangs. The mimic not only closely matches the colour but has adopted the same mode of swimming just off the bottom<307>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Red Sea mimic blenny  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Ecsenius gravieri FIN026945 Slide 120 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Ecsenius gravieri RAD121743-001)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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