Parablennius incognitus (Bath, 1968)
Parablennius incognitus
photo by Patzner, R.

Family:  Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies), subfamily: Salariinae
Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 2 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea: Madeira, the Canary Islands and Victoria, Cameroon, off Iberian Peninsula to all parts of the Mediterranean including Morocco, the Sea of Marmara, and Black Sea (Ref. 5981).
Biology:  Adults inhabit rocky shores of coastal waters (Ref. 5298). Omnivorous (Ref. 94105). They feed on bottom invertebrates, especially gammarids; also feeds on algae (Ref. 5981). Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref. 94114). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref. 94114).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 November 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.01.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 02.05.16

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