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Tripterygion tripteronotus

(Risso, 1810)

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable

Range: Mediterranean and Black Sea.

Size: 3 inches (8 cm)

Natural Environment: Inhabits intertidal zones and usually found between depths of 6 – 40 feet (2 – 12 m) where it mainly feeds upon benthic invertebrates.

General Husbandry: Not collected for the trade.


    Order: Perciformes

    Suborder: Blennioidei

    Family: Triperygiidae

    Genus: Tripterygion

FYI: Shown here for identification only.

 Tripterygion tripteronotus (Unknown)
Photo © Robert Patzner
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