Aspidontus tractus

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Aspidontus tractus
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae
Genus: Aspidontus
Species: A. tractus
Binomial name
Aspidontus tractus
Fowler, 1903

Aspidontus tractus is a species of combtooth blenny found in coral reefs in the western Indian Ocean.[1] It reaches the length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL. It mimics Labroides dimidiatus, the cleaner wrasse, and feeds on the fins of fish that mistake it for the cleaner wrasse. Eggs are laid in clusters below the surface.[1]

Aspidontus tractus.


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Aspidontus tractus" in FishBase. February 2013 version.