piano fangblenny

Scientific name Plagiotremus tapeinosoma
Descriptor Bleeker
Year of description 1857
IUCN category LC
Family Blenniidae
Genus Plagiotremus
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Introduction

Plagiotremus tapeinosoma, commonly known as piano fangblenny, is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Average size
    12 cm
  • Maximum size
    14 cm
  • Shape
    Serpentiform
  • Pattern
    vertical stripes
  • Average size
    12 cm
  • Maximum size
    14 cm
  • Shape
    Serpentiform
  • Pattern
    vertical stripes

How to recognize the piano fangblenny ?

The piano fangblenny measures between 12 and 14 cm. This fish is tricolore with a predominantly noir, beige and gris body. The also has noir vertical stripes.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    carnivorous
  • Sociability
    solitary
  • territorial
    No
  • Way of living
    diurnal

The piano fangblenny is a fish solitary naturally found near the bottom. This species is carnivorous .

Although the piano fangblenny is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.

Reproduction

  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond sur substrat découvert

The piano fangblenny is a fish ovipare qui pond sur substrat découvert.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

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What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    24 - 29 °C
  • Depth
    0 - 45 m

Biotope presentation

The piano fangblenny is most often found at a depth between 0m and 45m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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