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Aspidontus tractus
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Information
Range Western Indian Ocean
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Blenniidae
Genus Aspidontus
Species A. tractus

Aspidontus tractus is a species of combtooth blenny found in coral reefs in the western Indian Ocean. It reaches the length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL. It mimics the bluestreak cleaner wrasse, the cleaner wrasse, and feeds on the fins of fish that mistake it for the cleaner wrasse. Eggs are laid in clusters below the surface.

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