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Gobioclinus kalisherae (Downy blenny)

Synonyms: Ericteis kalisherae; Labrisomus kalisherae
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Wikipedia Abstract

Labrisomus kalisherae, the Downy blenny, is a species of labrisomid blenny native to the western Atlantic Ocean from south Florida to Brazil. This species prefers habitats which provide crevices or holes to hide in such as areas of rubble or rock and coral reefs. It can reach a length of 7.5 centimetres (3.0 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve VI 358906 Mexico    
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Ophiocoma echinata (black brittle star)[1]
Ophioderma appressa[1]
Ophiomastix wendtii (red ophiocoma)[1]


Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish)[2]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens


Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Belize; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; East Brazil Shelf; Gulf of Mexico; Honduras; Mexico; North Brazil Shelf; Puerto Rico; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida in USA and Mexico to Brazil; absent from Bahamas and most of the Antilles.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
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