WoRMS taxon details

Blenniella periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836)

219249  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219249)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits exposed outer intertidal reef flats, where it can hide in cracks and holes. Feeds on filamentous algae and...  
Description Inhabits exposed outer intertidal reef flats, where it can hide in cracks and holes. Feeds on filamentous algae and associated small invertebrates, such as foraminiferans, ostracods, copepods, and gastropods. Rarely used for aquarium fish. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Blenniella periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219249 on 2024-02-27
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Salarias schultzei Bleeker, 1859) Bleeker, P. (1859). Over eenige vischsoorten van de zuidkust-wateren van Java. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 19: 329-352. [details]   

basis of record MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description Inhabits exposed outer intertidal reef flats, where it can hide in cracks and holes. Feeds on filamentous algae and associated small invertebrates, such as foraminiferans, ostracods, copepods, and gastropods. Rarely used for aquarium fish. [details]

Remark In Cuvier & Valenciennes. Genus Williams, pers. comm. [details]
LanguageName 
English red-dotted blenny [from synonym]blue-dashed rockskipper  [details]
Japanese ハナカエルウオ  [details]