Kimberley Blenny, Cirripectes alleni Williams 1993


Holotype of the Kimberley Blenny, Cirripectes alleni - WAM P.30309-018. Source: Western Australian Museum. License: All rights reserved


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Bray, D.J. 2019, Cirripectes alleni in Fishes of Australia, accessed 23 Feb 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/1053

Kimberley Blenny, Cirripectes alleni Williams 1993

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Distribution

Endemic to Western Australia, from Adele Island to the Kimberley Region. Typically inhabits turbid coral and rocky reefs, sheltering in crevices within the reef.

Features

Dorsal fin XI-XIII, 14-15; Anal fin II, 15-16; Vertebrae 29-30.

Species Citation

Cirripectes alleni Williams 1993, Revue Française d'Aquariologie et Herpétologie 20(2): 61, figs 1-3. Type locality: edge of dropoff on west side of Cassini Island, Kimberley Region, Western Australia.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2019

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Kimberley Blenny, Cirripectes alleni Williams 1993

References


Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls.

Allen, G.R., McEachran, J., Patzner, R.A. & Williams, J. 2010. Cirripectes alleni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T155194A4741904. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T155194A4741904.en. Downloaded on 31 January 2019.

Williams, J.T. 1993. Cirripectes alleni, a new species of blennid fish from the northern coast of Western Australia. Revue Française d'Aquariologie et Herpétologie 20(2): 61-64 figs 1-10

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37408095

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:1-15 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:6.5 cm TL

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