Triplespot Blenny (species: Crossosalarias macrospilus) in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Crossosalarias macrospilus
Triplespot Blenny


©Anne Hoggett: Crossosalarias macrospilus near the reef crest at South Island, Lizard Island Group.

©Anne Hoggett: Crossosalarias macrospilus near the reef crest at South Island, Lizard Island Group.

©Anne Hoggett: Crossosalarias macrospilus near the reef crest at South Island, Lizard Island Group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Blenniidae
Genus Crossosalarias
Species Crossosalarias macrospilus

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 8.5 cm (Length according to Allen et al (2003))

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Depczynski, M. (2006). Small cryptic fishes on coral reefs: a new perspective on reef fish ecology and life histories, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1070.
  • Depczynski, M. and D.R. Bellwood (2005). Wave energy and spatial variability in community structure of small cryptic coral reef fishes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 303: 283-293. LIRS catalog number 932.
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