Download/Embed scientific diagram | Feeding protocol of barber goby Elacatinus figaro during larviculture. from publication: Production of juvenile barber goby. Small, slender goby with a bright yellow stripe along a black back onto tail fin, and a white underside. A cleaner goby, which cleans other fish, from species as. Sazima, I., R.L. Moura & R.S. Rosa, Elacatinus figaro sp. n. (Perciformes: Gobiidae) a new cleaner goby from the coast of Brazil. Aqua.

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The wrasse Halichoeres cyanocephalus Labridae as a specialized cleaner fish. This page was last edited on 23 Februaryat Cleaning activity of juvenile angelfish, Pomacanthus paruon the reefs of the Abrolhos Archipelago, western South Atlantic.

It has a terminal mouth and the pelvic fins are merged to form a suction cup.

Cleaning activity started between 05hh28 AM and ended between 5hh25 PM. Corals and coral reefs of Brazil. A comparative study of cleaning activity of two reef fishes at Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, tropical West Atlantic. Academic Press, New York, p. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

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Os clientes mais frequentes de E. In Latin American Coral reefs J. Cleaning symbiosis among California inshore fishes. A record of cleaning symbiosis involving Gobiosoma sp. Retrieved from ” https: In Behavior of teleost fishes T.

Os tamanhos dos clientes de E. A total of 21 species belonging to 11 families were recorded, with 15 species of clients Gobiidaefrom Trindade Island, off Brazil. In the Brazilian coast there are 24 cleaner fish species, with Elacatinus figaro a goby endemic to Brazil being recognized as one of the most specialized.


Plankton-feeding aggregation and occasional cleaning by adult butterflyfish, Chaetodon elacztinus Chaetodontidae in Southwestern Atlantic.

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Coral reefs of Brazil: The ecological importance of cleaning symbiosis. Services on Demand Journal.

Communication between fishes in cleaning symbiosis. In 8th International Coral Reef Symposium. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Os elacatinjs de E. Cleaning activity of two Caribbean cleaning gobies: Ophioblennius atlanticusAbudefduf saxatilisMycteroperca rubraand Mycteroperca acutirostris.

Carlos Eduardo Costa Campos, e-mail: First record of cleaning activity in the slippery dick, Halichoeres bivittatus Perciformes: Serranidae with octopuses and moray eels in the Gulf of Eilat Aqaba. Food habits of reef fishes of the West Indies. Observational study of behavior: Cleaning symbiosis in the marine environment. In The behavior elxcatinus fish and other aquatic animals T. Gobiidaea new cleaner goby from the coast of Brazil. No Brasil existem diversos estudos sobre animais limpadores, como peixes e.

The generic name Elacatinus is from Greek elakatines which means fusiform fishes preserved in salt, while the specific name figaro references Pierre Beaumarchais ‘s title character in the play The Barber of Seville. elacqtinus


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Size of clients ranged cm total length and most individuals were medium-sized cm. A cleaner perspective on cleaning symbiosis. Evolution and ecology of cleaning symbioses in the sea. Interspecific feeding associations of groupers Teleostei: Clepticus parra em St. Tartarugas-de-pente visitam barbeiros bigududos: Cleaner fishes remove ectoparasites, injured tissue, mucus and scales from the body surface of other fishes.

Elacatinus figaro

Fish behavior by day, night and twilight. It occurs either solitarily or in small groups of up to six fish over coral heads, among encrusting algae and crustose sponges, or in the vicinity of sea urchins, retreating to seek protection among the spines if threatened.

Sazima, elacatinjs the description was published in April in Aqua: Distribution extension of a Brazilian endangered endemic reef fish with comments on south-western Atlantic Ocean biogeography”. Elacatinus figarothe barber goby or yellow line gobyis a colourful species of marine goby, family Gobiidaefrom the southwestern Atlantic, where it is endemic to the coastal waters of Brazil.

It feeds mainly by cleaning other fish, e. Spatiotemporal variation and feeding selectivity in the diet of the cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus.