Acanthemblemaria macrospilus

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Acanthemblemaria macrospilus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaenopsidae
Genus: Acanthemblemaria
Species: A. macrospilus
Binomial name
Acanthemblemaria macrospilus
Brock, 1940
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The barnacle blenny (Acanthemblemaria macrospilus) is a species of chaenopsid blenny found in coral reefs in the eastern central Pacific ocean. It can reach a maximum length of 6 cm (2.4 in) TL. This species feeds primarily on zooplankton.[2]


  1. ^ Bessudo, S.; Dominici-Arosemena, A.; Espinosa, H. & Hastings, P.A. (2010). "Acanthemblemaria macrospilus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T183219A8074545. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T183219A8074545.en. Retrieved 26 December 2017. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Acanthemblemaria macrospilus" in FishBase. February 2013 version.