Salaria fluviatilis

Scientific name Salaria fluviatilis
Descriptor Asso
Year of description 1801
IUCN category LC
Family Blenniidae
Genus Salaria
Salaria fluviatilis Salaria fluviatilis

Introduction

Salaria fluviatilis is a fresh water fish.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Average size
    9 cm
  • Maximum size
    15 cm
  • Longevity
    3 year
  • Average size
    9 cm
  • Maximum size
    15 cm
  • Longevity
    3 year

How to recognize Salaria fluviatilis ?

Salaria fluviatilis measures between 9 and 15 cm. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly vert and marron body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    carnivorous
  • Sociability
    living in small groups
  • territorial
    Yes
  • Way of living
    diurnal

Salaria fluviatilis is a fish living in small groups naturally found on the bottom. This species is carnivorous .

This species is territorial and does not appreciate the presence of intruders nearby, especially animals with similar behavior. It can also be virulent toward conspecifics. However, Salaria fluviatilis has little concern for non-territorial animals.

Reproduction

  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond sur substrat caché

Salaria fluviatilis is a fish ovipare qui pond sur substrat caché.

Harmless species

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

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    17 - 23 °C
  • pH (acidity)
    6.5 - 7.5
  • gh (hardness)
    8 - 12
  • Flow
    Strong

Biotope presentation

Salaria fluviatilis prefers well oxygenated waters in current areas and rapids. It frequents fast flowing waters where the bottom is strewn with pebbles, wood or leaves carried by the current. It can be found not far from waterfalls .

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Bibliographic references

Les Poissons d'eau douce de France - Eric Feunteun - Jean Allardi - Philippe Keith - Biotope Edition - 2011. Collection Inventaires & Biodiversité, publication scientifique du Muséum

Life‐history traits of the endangered river blenny Salaria fluviatilis (Asso) and their implications for conservation - D. Vinyoles - A. De Sostoa - journal of fish biology - 2007. Collection Inventaires & Biodiversité, publication scientifique du Muséum

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