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Salaria fluviatilis (Freshwater blenny)

Synonyms: Blennius alpestris; Blennius anticolus; Blennius cagnota; Blennius fluviatilis; Blennius frater; Blennius inaequalis; Blennius lupulus; Blennius vulgaris; Ichthyocoris pollinii; Lipophrys fluviatilis; Salarias fluviatilis; Salarias varus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Freshwater blenny, (Salaria fluviatilis), is a species of fish in the Blenniidae family. It is found in African rivers and brooks in Algeria and Morocco flowing to the Mediterranean Sea. In Europe it is widespread in the freshwaters of Albania, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Spain and Portugal, while in Asia it is in Turkey and Israel. This species reaches a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) TL.
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Attributes

Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Lithophils
Brood Guarder [1]  Yes
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cantabric Coast - Languedoc France, Spain Palearctic Temperate Coastal Rivers    
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Italian Peninsula & Islands France, Italy, Malta, Monaco Palearctic Temperate Coastal Rivers    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Boschi del Ticino 50788 Italy  
Comprensorio Bracciano-Martignano 48319 Italy  
Comprensorio Tolfetano-Cerite-Manziate 166977 Italy  
Lago di Bolsena, Isole Bisentina e Martana 28420 Italy  
Lago di Fondi 1735 Italy  
MATARRAÑA - AIGUABARREIX 90747 Spain  
MONTES OBARENES 106406 Spain  
Monti Sicani, Rocca Busambra e Bosco della Ficuzza 144567 Italy  
VALCUERNA, SERRETA NEGRA Y LIBEROLA 87154 Spain  

Predators

Esox lucius (Jack)[2]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[2]
Sarmarutilus rubilio (South Eropean roach)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Hysterothylacium fabri <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: rivers and brooks in Algeria and Morocco flowing to the Mediterranean; including Israel. Europe: Albania, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Montenegro and Spain (Ref. 26100). Also in Portugal (Ref. 13612). Asia: Turkey.; Africa: rivers and brooks in Algeria and Morocco flowing to the Mediterranean; including Israel. Europe: Albania, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Montenegro and Spain (Ref. 26100); Portugal (Ref. 13612). Asia: Turkey.; Albania; Algeria; Asia - Inland waters; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Europe - Inland waters; France; Garonne; Greece; Israel; Italy; Morocco; Palearctic; Portugal; Serbia and Montenegro; Slovenia; Spain; Switzerland; Turkey;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Grenouillet, G. & Schmidt-Kloiber., A.; 2006; Fish Indicator Database. Euro-limpacs project, Workpackage 7 - Indicators of ecosystem health, Task 4, www.freshwaterecology.info, version 5.0 (accessed on July 3, 2012). 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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