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Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman 1982


Currently Accepted Name: Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman 1982

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Acanthopterygii
Series : Percomorpha
Order : Perciformes
Suborder : Blennioidei
Family : Tripterygiidae
Genus : Enneapterygius
Species : clarkae

Selected Name

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Name: Enneapterygius clarkae
Author: Holleman 1982
Genus: Enneapterygius
Species: clarkae

Current Name

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Current Name: Enneapterygius clarkae
Current Author: Holleman 1982
Current Genus: Enneapterygius
Current Species: clarkae
Current Summary: Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman 1982 Tripterygiidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Enneapterygius clarkae
Original Author: Holleman 1982
Original Genus Species: Enneapterygius clarkae
Original Genus: Enneapterygius
Original Species: clarkae

Original Description

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Original Name:Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman 1982
Reference: [ref. 2187]
Journal Acronym: ACPMNH
Journal: Annals of the Cape Provincial Museums (Natural History)
Article: Three new species and a new genus of tripterygiid fishes (Blenniodei) from the Indo-West Pacific Ocean.
Citation: v. 14 (pt 4)
Pages: 109-137
Text Page: 121
Illustrations: Fig. 6
Type Locality: Off Barreira Vermelha, Inhaca I., Mozambique.
Primary Type: Holotype: RUSI 14175
Types: Paratypes: LACM 31617-27 (1); RUSI 7938-39 (1, 2), 9842 (2), 14174 (4), 14176 (1), 14177 (2 c&s) not on shelf, 14629 (4); USNM 231378-82 (1, 1, 1, 1, 3).
Type Catalog: Springer & Orrell 1996:26 [ref. 22274].


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* Valid as Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman 1982.

Holleman 1986 - [ref. 5671] - Family No. 236: Tripterygiidae (pp. 755-758). In: Smiths' Sea Fishes (Smith & Heemstra 1986 [ref. 5715]). Page: 756

Goren & Dor 1994 - [ref. 25356] - An updated checklist of the fishes of the Red Sea. CLOFRES II. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem. Page: 61

Holleman 2005 - [ref. 28455] - A review of the triplefin fish genus *Enneapterygius* (Blennioidei: Tripterygidae) in the western Indian Ocean, with descriptions of four new species. Page: 6

* Synonym of Enneapterygius destai Clark 1980.

Fricke 1997 - [ref. 23339] - Tripterygiid fishes of the western and central Pacific, with descriptions of 15 new species, including an annotated checklist of world Tripterygiidae (Teleostei). Koeltz Scientific Books. Page: 566

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Salt
Habitat: demersal - Uncommon species.
Depth Range: No depth range available.
Distribution: Wesstern Indian Ocean.


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Maximum Length: 25mm(TL)
0.98" (TL)


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Enneapterygius destai Clark 1980
original combination
Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman 1982
original combination
Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman 1982SynonymNo


Common Names

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No common names are available for this name combination.

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Distribution of Enneapterygius clarkae

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