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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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Cleaning by the wrasse Thalassoma noronhanumwith a record of predation by its grouper client Cephalopholis fulva. Views Read Edit View history.

Academic Press, New York, p. In The behavior of fish and other aquatic animals T.

Os tamanhos dos clientes de E. Interspecific feeding associations of groupers Teleostei: A total of 21 species belonging to 11 families were recorded, with 15 species of clients Os menores clientes de E.

First record of cleaning activity in the slippery dick, Halichoeres bivittatus Perciformes: A juvenile suckerfish, Echeneis naucrates Echeneidaeacting as a station-based cleaner fish.


Labridaeoff northeastern Brazil. The symbiotic behavior of fishes. Spatiotemporal variation and feeding selectivity in the diet of the cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus. Carlos Eduardo Costa Campos, e-mail: A cleaner perspective on cleaning symbiosis.

Os clientes de E. It feeds mainly by cleaning other fish, e.

Elacatinus figaro – Wikidata

Cleaning symbiosis among California inshore fishes. Clepticus parra em St. Interactions between cleaning gobies and territorial damselfish on coral reefs. Elwcatinus most frequent clients recorded were grunts Haemulidae; In 8th International Coral Reef Symposium. Os clientes mais frequentes de E.

Elacatinus figaro – Wikispecies

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Size of clients ranged cm total length and most individuals were medium-sized cm. Retrieved from ” https: In Behavior of teleost fishes T.

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Observational study of behavior: Communication between fishes in cleaning symbiosis. Ophioblennius atlanticusAbudefduf saxatilisMycteroperca rubraand Mycteroperca acutirostris. It has a terminal mouth and the pelvic fins are merged to form elacatinuus suction cup. Cleaning activity of juvenile angelfish, Pomacanthus paruon the reefs of the Abrolhos Archipelago, western South Atlantic.


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. This behavior is important for the maintenance and health of reef fish species. No Brasil existem diversos estudos sobre animais limpadores, como peixes e.

The wrasse Halichoeres cyanocephalus Labridae as a specialized cleaner fish. In Latin American Coral reefs J. In Aspects of biology of symbiosis T.

Cleaning activity and fish clients of Elacatinus figaro Pisces: Distribution extension of a Brazilian endangered endemic reef flgaro with comments on south-western Atlantic Ocean biogeography”.

Cleaning activity started between 05hh28 AM and ended between 5hh25 PM. Cleaning on coral reefs by the wrasse Labroides dimidiatus: Fish behavior by day, night and twilight.