Scartella caboverdiana Bath, 1990
Scartella caboverdiana
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies), subfamily: Salariinae
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Cape Verde.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 16-17
Biology:  Adults occur in intertidal areas (Ref. 27000). 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: 23 March 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 05.03.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 28.02.14

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