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Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies



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28 species in Pacific, Southwest (see list below)

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Photo by Field, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Aspidontus dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Aspidontus dussumieri
[Lance blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Blenniella paula (Bryan & Herre, 1903)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella paula
[Bluedash rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm NG
Cirripectes alboapicalis (Ogilby, 1899)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes alboapicalis
[Blackblotch blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Cirripectes castaneus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes castaneus
[Chestnut eyelash-blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Cirripectes chelomatus Williams & Maugé, 1984

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes chelomatus
[Lady Musgrave blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Enchelyurus ater (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enchelyurus ater
[Black blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Entomacrodus caudofasciatus (Regan, 1909)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus caudofasciatus
[Tail-barred rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Entomacrodus cymatobiotus Schultz & Chapman, 1960

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus cymatobiotus
[Pacific rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Entomacrodus niuafoouensis (Fowler, 1932)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus niuafoouensis
[Tattoo-chin rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Entomacrodus striatus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus striatus
[Reef margin blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific. East
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Istiblennius dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius dussumieri
[Streaky rockskipper]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Istiblennius edentulus (Forster & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Istiblennius edentulus
[Rippled rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Istiblennius meleagris (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius meleagris
[Peacock rockskipper]

Photo by Yau, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Omobranchus anolius (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Omobranchus anolius
[]

Photo by Good, P.

Indo-West Pacific.

Omobranchus rotundiceps (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Omobranchus rotundiceps
[Rotund blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Omobranchus verticalis Springer & Gomon, 1975

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Omobranchus verticalis
[Vertical blenny]

Photo by Voorwinde, S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Parablennius intermedius (Ogilby, 1915)

Photo by Voorwinde, S.
 
Parablennius intermedius
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Parablennius laticlavius (Griffin, 1926)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parablennius laticlavius
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Parablennius serratolineatus
[]

Photo by Humphreys, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean (Aus
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson, 1842)

Photo by Humphreys, C.
 
Parablennius tasmanianus
[Tasmanian blenny]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Petroscirtes fallax
[Deceiver fangbelly]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Petroscirtes lupus (De Vis, 1885)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Petroscirtes lupus
[Wolf fangbelly]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Plagiotremus laudandus (Whitley, 1961)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Plagiotremus laudandus
[Bicolour fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos
[Bluestriped fangblenny]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Plagiotremus tapeinosoma (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plagiotremus tapeinosoma
[Piano fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Stanulus talboti Springer, 1968

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stanulus talboti
[Talbot's blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Xiphasia matsubarai Okada & Suzuki, 1952

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Xiphasia matsubarai
[Japanese snake blenny]

Photo by Yin, Robert

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Xiphasia setifer Swainson, 1839

Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Xiphasia setifer
[Hairtail blenny]
28 Species of Family Blenniidae
(Combtooth blennies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1836 Aspidontus dussumieri Lance blenny Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1903 Blenniella paula Bluedash rockskipper Western Pacific 13.1 SL
1899 Cirripectes alboapicalis Blackblotch blenny Pacific Ocean 15.5 NG
1836 Cirripectes castaneus Chestnut eyelash-blenny Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL
1984 Cirripectes chelomatus Lady Musgrave blenny Western Pacific 9.4 SL
1877 Enchelyurus ater Black blenny Pacific Ocean 5.5 TL
1909 Entomacrodus caudofasciatus Tail-barred rockskipper Indo-Pacific 6.2 SL
1960 Entomacrodus cymatobiotus Pacific rockskipper Pacific Ocean 2.7 SL
1932 Entomacrodus niuafoouensis Tattoo-chin rockskipper Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1836 Entomacrodus striatus Reef margin blenny Indo-Pacific 11 TL
1836 Istiblennius dussumieri Streaky rockskipper Indo-West Pacific. East 12 TL
1801 Istiblennius edentulus Rippled rockskipper Indo-Pacific 16 TL
1836 Istiblennius meleagris Peacock rockskipper Western Pacific 15 TL
1836 Omobranchus anolius Western Pacific 7.5 TL
1881 Omobranchus rotundiceps Rotund blenny Indo-West Pacific.
1975 Omobranchus verticalis Vertical blenny Southwest Pacific 4.8 SL
1915 Parablennius intermedius Western Pacific 12 TL
1926 Parablennius laticlavius Southwest Pacific 8 TL
1986 Parablennius serratolineatus Southwest Pacific
1842 Parablennius tasmanianus Tasmanian blenny Eastern Indian Ocean (Aus 13 TL
1976 Petroscirtes fallax Deceiver fangbelly Western Pacific 9.5 TL
1885 Petroscirtes lupus Wolf fangbelly Western Pacific 13 TL
1961 Plagiotremus laudandus Bicolour fangblenny Western Pacific 8 TL
1852 Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos Bluestriped fangblenny Indo-Pacific 12 SL
1857 Plagiotremus tapeinosoma Piano fangblenny Indo-Pacific 14 TL
1968 Stanulus talboti Talbot's blenny Western Pacific 4.8 TL
1952 Xiphasia matsubarai Japanese snake blenny Indo-Pacific 30 SL
1839 Xiphasia setifer Hairtail blenny Indo-West Pacific 53 SL



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