Freshwater blenny

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Original source: photo prise au lac du Bourget Author Olivier Croissant
Author: Olivier Croissant
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The Freshwater blenny lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.5, dH range: 8 - 12 environment.

Freshwater Blenny Salaria fluviatilis Freshwater Blenny Salaria fluviatilis Web 293x240 (18kb) More

Vietnamese Freshwater Blenny in the aquarium trade. It is found in mangrove and brackish waters fringing the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans from India through to Philippines, though oddly enough not from Vietnam, despite the common name! Maximum length is about 2.5". More

exception is the freshwater blenny, Salaria fluviatilis (Asso, 1801) which inhabits freshwater habitats and is widely distributed round the northern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean. S. fluviatilis can be found in recent alluvial regions near sea level (e.g. More

freshwater blenny, Salaria fluviatilis, of northern Africa and southern Europe is one of the few blennioids that lives in freshwater streams and rivers. (Some Omobranchini and Phenablennius live in freshwater habitats as well. More

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Very occasionally, the freshwater blenny Salaria fasciatus is seen in tropical fish shops. It is a mountain stream fish that needs cool, well oxygenated water similar to the conditions enjoyed by subtropical danios, loaches and barbs, with which it would mix very well. More

Common names

Babica rijecna in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Baveuse in French (français)
Bavosa de riu in Catalan (Català)
Blennie cagnette in French (français)
Blennie fluviatile in French (français)
Caboz-de-água-doce in Portuguese (Português)
Cagnetta in Italian (Italiano)
Cagnetto in Italian (Italiano)
Chasseur in French (français)
Ferskvandstangkvabbe in Danish (dansk)
Flodslemfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Freshwater blenny in English
Horozbin baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Horozbin balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Horozbina baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Horozbina balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Karnun ha'nehalim in Hebrew (‫עברית)
Marachomba-de-água-doce in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-rei in Portuguese (Português)
Potamosaliara in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Potamosaliara in Greek, Modern (1453)
Salaria fluviatilis in Italian (Italiano)
Salaria fluviatilis in Portuguese (Português)
Ślizg słodkowodny in Polish (polski)
Süßwasserschleimfisch in German (Deutsch)
Μαρκόβα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Πετρόψαρο in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Ποταμοσαλιάρα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Ποταμοσαλιάρα in Greek, Modern (1453)
Σαλιάρα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Σκυλόψαρο in Greek (Ελληνικά)
河凤鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
河鳚 in Chinese (中文)
河鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
河鳳鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Blenniidae
Genus : Salaria
Species : Salaria fluviatilis
Authority : Asso, 1801