Norfolk Island Blenny, Parablennius serratolineatus Bath & Hutchins 1986


A Norfolk Island Blenny, Parablennius serratolineatus, at Norfolk Island in the Tasman Sea. Source: T. Cooper / Reef Life Survey. License: CC BY Attribution

Summary:
A secretive white blenny with faint brown spots on the head and a broad dark stripe along the upper side from the eye to the tail base.
The Norfolk Island Blenny is endemic to the Australian territory of Norfolk Island in the Tasman Sea.

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Dianne J. Bray, Parablennius serratolineatus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Jul 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/4981

Norfolk Island Blenny, Parablennius serratolineatus Bath & Hutchins 1986

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Distribution

Found only at Norfolk Island, Tasman Sea. Inhabits shallow reefs, often sheltering amongst urchin spines.

Species Citation

Parablennius serratolineatus Bath & Hutchins, 1986, Senckenberg. Biol. 66(4/6): 192, figs 30-32, 34a-c. Type locality: Point Hunter, Emily Bay, Norfolk Island. 

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Norfolk Island Blenny, Parablennius serratolineatus Bath & Hutchins 1986

References


Bath, H. 1996. Beitrag zur Osteologie der Arten der Tribus Parablenniini. Die Beziehungen der Knochen des Sch├Ądeldaches zum Seitenorgan-System und zu den Weichteilbildungen der Kopfoberseite sowie die systematische Bedeutung der Befunde nebst Bemerkungen. Senckenbergiana Biologica 76(1/2): 65-92.

Bath, H. & Hutchins, B. 1986. Die Blenniini des australischen Raums und Neuseelands mit Beschreibung einer neuen Art und einer neuen Unterart. Senckenbergiana Biologica 66(4/6): 167-213 figs 1-47

Francis, M. 1993. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science 47(2): 136-170 figs 1-2

Williams, J.T. 2014. Parablennius serratolineatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. . Downloaded on 25 April 2015.

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CAAB Code:37408110

Conservation:IUCN Vulnerable

Depth:0-10 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Native:Endemic (Norfolk Island)

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