Acanthemblemaria hancocki

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Acanthemblemaria hancocki
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaenopsidae
Genus: Acanthemblemaria
Species: A. hancocki
Binomial name
Acanthemblemaria hancocki
G. S. Myers & Reid, 1936
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Hancock's blenny (Acanthemblemaria hancocki) is a species of chaenopsid blenny found in coral reefs around Costa Rica and Panama, in the eastern central Pacific ocean. and can reach a maximum length of 4.5 cm (1.8 in) TL. This species feeds primarily on zooplankton.[2]


  1. ^ Bessudo, S.; Dominici-Arosemena, A.; Espinosa, H. & Hastings, P.A. (2010). "Acanthemblemaria hancocki". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T183841A8186567. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T183841A8186567.en. Retrieved 26 December 2017. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Acanthemblemaria hancocki" in FishBase. February 2013 version.