Penetopteryx taeniocephalus Lunel 1881



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Penetopteryx taeniocephalus Lunel 1881

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Distribution

Recorded from Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) islands, Indian Ocean. Elsewhere in the Indo-West Pacific. Inhabits shallow reef areas among gravel and coral rubble.

Biology

Males brood the developing eggs in a pouch under the tail.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37282750

Biology:Males brood eggs

Depth:0-2 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:7.3 cm SL

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