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    Species: Ecsenius lividanalis
    Class: C
    Synonyms: Ecsenius lividinalis
    Environment: Reef-associated; marine
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48636 )
    Distribution: Tropical; 20°N - 15°S Western Pacific: Philippines, Indonesia, Northern Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.
    Description: Two forms: the true species has a yellow body, blue head and yellow iris; the dusky form (rarely all yellow), with pale blue-white iris, yellow back and tail. Both forms share a black anal spot and have similar meristics (Ref. 48636 ).
    Biology: In Papua New Guinea, various individuals were seen swimming around large coral heads on reef slopes and would not rest on the corals like those seen in Indonesia. Oviparous (Ref. 205 ). Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205 ). Its seems that the Indonesian and Philippines form represents a new species (Ref. 48636 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=7661
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Ecsenius lividanalis
    Classification Request: Classification Request Not Available
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