Meiacanthus fraseri

Meiacanthus fraseri is a species of combtooth blenny found in the western Indian Ocean, around Cargados Carajos. This species grows to a length of 5.4 centimetres (2.1 in) SL.[2] Its specific name honours Thomas H. Fraser of the Mote Marine Laboratory who collected the type.[3]

Meiacanthus fraseri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Blenniidae
Genus: Meiacanthus
Species:
M. fraseri
Binomial name
Meiacanthus fraseri
Smith-Vaniz, 1976

References

  1. Williams, J.T. (2014). "Meiacanthus fraseri". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T48342416A48364422. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Meiacanthus fraseri" in FishBase. February 2013 version.
  3. Christopher Scharpf; Kenneth J. Lazara (26 October 2018). "Order BLENNIIFORMES: Family BLENNIIDAE". The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. Retrieved 1 April 2019.


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