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Protemblemaria bicirrus (Hildebrand, 1946)

Warthead blenny
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Chaenopsidae (Pike-, tube- and flagblennies)
Etymology: Protemblemaria: Greek, pro = first, in front of + Greek, emblema, -atos, anything that is nailed, knocked in; also anything with bass or high relief (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Hildebrand.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 15 m (Ref. 11482).   Subtropical

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Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11482)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits empty barnacles and mollusk tubes on rocky reefs.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaborators

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. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 25 May 2007

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.9 - 29.1, mean 25.2 (based on 192 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00457 (0.00181 - 0.01153), b=3.08 (2.86 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .