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Malacoctenus hubbsi  Springer, 1959

Redside blenny
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labrisomidae (Labrisomids)
Etymology: Malacoctenus: Greek, malakos = soft + Greek, kteis, ktenos = comb (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 1 - 4 m (Ref. 11482).   Tropical

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Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California and southwestern coast of Baja California.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11482)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Malacoctenus hubbsi differs from Malacoctenus polyporosus by the following characters: symphysial pores 1-3, usually 1 or 3 (vs. 2-10 usually 5-7); lateral line scales 51-61, usually 54-58 (vs. 49-56, usually 50-53); and by the number of anal-fin rays (Ref. 82814).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow rocky areas. Feeds on invertebrates.

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Allen, G.R. and D.R. Robertson, 1994. Fishes of the tropical eastern Pacific. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 332 p. (Ref. 11482)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.3 - 28.5, mean 24.4 (based on 123 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00394 - 0.02210), b=3.03 (2.83 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .