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Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Adelotremus deloachi Spotfin fangblenny Western Pacific 3.5 SL 2017
Adelotremus leptus Western Indian Ocean 3.5 SL 2012
Aidablennius sphynx Eastern Atlantic 8 TL 1836
Alloblennius anuchalis Western Indian Ocean 2.4 SL 1978
Alloblennius frondiculus Leaf blenny Indian Ocean 2.4 SL 2012
Alloblennius jugularis Jugular blenny Western Indian Ocean 5 SL 1871
Alloblennius parvus Dwarf blenny Western Indian Ocean. 2.6 SL 1978
Alloblennius pictus Western Indian Ocean 2.6 SL 1970
Alticus anjouanae Western Indian Ocean 7.6 TL 1955
Alticus arnoldorum Pacific leaping blenny Pacific Ocean 8 TL 1938
Alticus kirkii Kirk's blenny Indian Ocean 11 TL 1868
Alticus magnusi Western Indian Ocean 1964
Alticus monochrus Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1869
Alticus montanoi Montano's Rockskipper Western Pacific 10 TL 1880
Alticus orientalis Northwestern Pacific 8.8 SL 1955
Alticus saliens Leaping blenny Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1788
Alticus sertatus Garlanded rockskipper Western Central Pacific. 8 TL 1903
Alticus simplicirrus Marquesan rockstripper Western Central Pacific. 12 SL 1971
Andamia amphibius Western Central Pacific. 1792
Andamia cyclocheilus Western Central Pacific. 1909
Andamia expansa Eastern Indian Ocean 1858
Andamia heteroptera East Indian lipsucker Eastern Indian Ocean 6.4 SL 1857
Andamia pacifica Northwest Pacific 1955
Andamia reyi Suckerlip blenny Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1880
Andamia tetradactylus Four-fingered lipsucker Western Pacific 10.5 TL 1858
Antennablennius adenensis Aden blenny Western Indian Ocean 5 TL 1951
Antennablennius australis Moustached rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 7 SL 1951
Antennablennius bifilum Horned rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL 1861
Antennablennius ceylonensis Indian Ocean 1983
Antennablennius hypenetes Arabian blenny Western Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 1871
Antennablennius sexfasciatus Southwestern Indian Ocean 1923
Antennablennius simonyi Simony's blenny Western Indian Ocean 5.5 TL 1902
Antennablennius variopunctatus Orangedotted blenny Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL 1898
Antennablennius velifer Western Inidan Ocean. 1959
Aspidontus dussumieri Lance blenny Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1836
Aspidontus taeniatus False cleanerfish Pacific Ocean 11.5 TL 1834
Aspidontus tractus Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1903
Atrosalarias fuscus Indo-Pacific Ocean 14.5 TL 1838
Atrosalarias holomelas Brown coral blenny Western Central Pacific 14.5 TL 1872
Atrosalarias hosokawai Hosokawa's coral blenny Western Pacific 7.4 SL 1999
Bathyblennius antholops Eastern Atlantic 5.4 SL 1970
Blenniella bilitonensis Biliton blenniella Western Pacific 16 TL 1858
Blenniella caudolineata Blue-spotted blenny Pacific Ocean 8.2 SL 1877
Blenniella chrysospilos Red-spotted blenny Indo-Pacific 13 SL 1857
Blenniella cyanostigma Striped rockskipper Indian Ocean 8.1 SL 1849
Blenniella gibbifrons Hump-headed blenny Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1824
Blenniella interrupta Dashed-line blenny Western Pacific 6 SL 1857
Blenniella leopardus Leopard blenniella Eastern Indian Ocean 6 SL 1904
Blenniella paula Bluedash rockskipper Western Pacific 13.1 SL 1903
Blenniella periophthalmus Blue-dashed rockskipper Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1836
Blennius normani Eastern Atlantic 11 SL 1949
Blennius ocellaris Butterfly blenny Southeast Atlantic 20 TL 1758
Chalaroderma capito Looseskin blenny Southeast Atlantic 20 SL 1836
Chalaroderma ocellata Two-eyed blenny Southeast Atlantic 7 SL 1908
Chasmodes bosquianus Striped blenny Western Atlantic 15 TL 1800
Chasmodes longimaxilla Stretchjaw blenny Western Central Atlantic 8 SL 1983
Chasmodes saburrae Florida blenny Western Central Atlantic 10 TL 1882
Cirripectes alboapicalis Blackblotch blenny Pacific Ocean 15.5 NG 1899
Cirripectes alleni Kimberley blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 1993
Cirripectes auritus Blackflap blenny Indo-West Pacific 7.1 SL 1981
Cirripectes castaneus Chestnut eyelash-blenny Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL 1836
Cirripectes chelomatus Lady Musgrave blenny Western Pacific 9.4 SL 1984
Cirripectes filamentosus Filamentous blenny Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1877
Cirripectes fuscoguttatus Spotted blenny Pacific Ocean 10.6 SL 1953
Cirripectes gilberti Gilbert's blenny Indian Ocean 10.2 SL 1988
Cirripectes heemstraorum Yellowtail blenny Western Indian Ocean 7.1 SL 2010
Cirripectes hutchinsi Hutchins' blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 10.6 SL 1988
Cirripectes imitator Imitator blenny Western Pacific 9.3 SL 1985
Cirripectes jenningsi Pacific Ocean 7.6 SL 1943
Cirripectes kuwamurai Northwest Pacific 5.6 SL 1984
Cirripectes obscurus Gargantuan blenny Eastern Central Pacific 13.4 SL 1927
Cirripectes perustus Flaming blenny Indo-Pacific 8.2 SL 1959
Cirripectes polyzona Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1868
Cirripectes quagga Squiggly blenny Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1924
Cirripectes randalli Western Indian Ocean 10.7 SL 1988
Cirripectes springeri Springer's blenny Western Pacific 10 TL 1988
Cirripectes stigmaticus Red-streaked blenny Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1953
Cirripectes vanderbilti Scarface blenny Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL 1938
Cirripectes variolosus Red-speckled blenny Pacific Ocean 8.9 SL 1836
Cirripectes viriosus Robust blenny Western Central Pacific 11.5 SL 1988
Cirrisalarias bunares Hairy bleny Western Indian Ocean 3.5 TL 1976
Coryphoblennius galerita Montagu's blenny Eastern Atlantic 7.6 SL 1758
Crossosalarias macrospilus Tripplespot blenny Western Pacific 10 TL 1971
Dodekablennos fraseri Western Indian Ocean 1978
Ecsenius aequalis Fourline blenny Western Pacific 4.3 TL 1988
Ecsenius alleni Allen's combtooth blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 3.4 SL 1988
Ecsenius aroni Aron's blenny Western Indian Ocean 5.5 TL 1971
Ecsenius australianus Australian combtooth blenny Western Pacific 6 TL 1988
Ecsenius axelrodi Axelrod's clown blenny Western Central Pacific 5.8 TL 1988
Ecsenius bandanus Banda comb-tooth Western Pacific 3.4 SL 1971
Ecsenius bathi Bath's comb-tooth Western Central Pacific 4.4 TL 1988
Ecsenius bicolor Bicolor blenny Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1888
Ecsenius bimaculatus Twinspot coralblenny Western Pacific 4.5 TL 1971
Ecsenius caeruliventris Bluebelly blenny Western Pacific 2.4 SL 2004
Ecsenius collettei Collette's coralblenny Western Central Pacific 5 TL 1972
Ecsenius dentex Western Indian Ocean 4.8 SL 1988
Ecsenius dilemma Twocoat coralblenny Western Pacific 3.1 SL 1988
Ecsenius fijiensis Western Central Pacific 3.9 SL 1988
Ecsenius fourmanoiri Blackstriped combtooth blenny Western Pacific 4.9 SL 1972
Ecsenius frontalis Smooth-fin blenny Western Indian Ocean 8 TL 1836
Ecsenius gravieri Red Sea mimic blenny Western Indian Ocean 8 TL 1906
Ecsenius isos Western Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1976
Ecsenius kurti Kurt's coralblenny Western Pacific 3.5 SL 1988
Ecsenius lineatus Linear blenny Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1962
Ecsenius lividanalis Blackspot coralblenny Western Pacific 5 TL 1952
Ecsenius lubbocki Lubbock's coralblenny Eastern Indian Ocean 4 TL 1988
Ecsenius mandibularis Queensland combtooth blenny Western Pacific 7.5 TL 1923
Ecsenius melarchus Yellow-eyed comb-tooth Western Pacific 6.2 TL 1976
Ecsenius midas Persian blenny Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1969
Ecsenius minutus Western Indian Ocean 4 TL 1963
Ecsenius monoculus Monocle coralblenny Western Pacific 5 TL 1988
Ecsenius nalolo Nalolo Western Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 1959
Ecsenius namiyei Black comb-tooth Western Pacific 11 TL 1902
Ecsenius niue Eastern Central Pacific 3.1 SL 2002
Ecsenius oculatus Ocular coralblenny Western Indian Ocean 4.7 SL 1988
Ecsenius oculus Ocular blenny Western Pacific 7 TL 1971
Ecsenius ops Eye-spot blenny Western Central Pacific 5.5 TL 2001
Ecsenius opsifrontalis Comical blenny Pacific Ocean 5 TL 1952
Ecsenius pardus Western Pacific 4.8 SL 1988
Ecsenius paroculus Spottedback coralblenny Western Pacific 4 SL 1988
Ecsenius pictus White-lined comb-tooth Western Central Pacific 5 TL 1976
Ecsenius polystictus Dotted coralblenny Eastern Indian Ocean 4.2 TL 1999
Ecsenius portenoyi Western Central Pacific 4.5 SL 1988
Ecsenius prooculis Striped coralblenny Western Pacific 4.0 SL 1952
Ecsenius pulcher Gulf blenny Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1887
Ecsenius randalli Western Central Pacific 5 TL 1991
Ecsenius schroederi Schroeder's coralblenny Western Pacific 7 TL 1976
Ecsenius sellifer Saddle blenny Western Pacific 4.1 SL 1988
Ecsenius shirleyae Shirley's coralblenny Western Pacific 2.8 SL 2004
Ecsenius stictus Great Barrier Reef blenny Western Pacific 5.8 TL 1988
Ecsenius stigmatura Tailspot coralblenny Western Pacific 6 TL 1952
Ecsenius taeniatus White-lined coralblenny Western Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1988
Ecsenius tessera Western Pacific 4.5 SL 1988
Ecsenius tigris Tiger combtooth blenny Western Pacific 5 TL 1988
Ecsenius tricolor Tricolor coralblenny Western Central Pacific 6 TL 2001
Ecsenius trilineatus Three-lined blenny Western Central Pacific 3 TL 1972
Ecsenius yaeyamaensis Yaeyama blenny Indo-West Pacific 6 TL 1954
Enchelyurus ater Black blenny Pacific Ocean 5.5 TL 1877
Enchelyurus brunneolus Eastern Central Pacific 2.9 SL 1903
Enchelyurus flavipes Yellowfin blenny Western Pacific 7.6 TL 1868
Enchelyurus kraussii Krauss' blenny Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL 1871
Enchelyurus petersi Western Indian Ocean 5.4 SL 1877
Entomacrodus cadenati West African rockhopper Eastern Atlantic 6.9 SL 1967
Entomacrodus caudofasciatus Tail-barred rockskipper Indo-Pacific 6.2 SL 1909
Entomacrodus chapmani Chapman's blenny Southeast Pacific 3.9 SL 1967
Entomacrodus chiostictus Rock blenny Eastern Central Pacific 7.5 TL 1882
Entomacrodus corneliae Cornelia's rockskipper Eastern Central Pacific 5 SL 1932
Entomacrodus cymatobiotus Pacific rockskipper Pacific Ocean 2.7 SL 1960
Entomacrodus decussatus Wavy-lined blenny Pacific Ocean 19 TL 1858
Entomacrodus epalzeocheilos Fringelip rockskipper Indo-Pacific. 11 SL 1859
Entomacrodus lemuria Western Indian Ocean 6.8 SL 2000
Entomacrodus lighti Western Pacific 11.8 FL 1938
Entomacrodus longicirrus Western Pacific 1967
Entomacrodus macrospilus Bigspot rockskipper Eastern Central Pacific 4.2 SL 1967
Entomacrodus marmoratus Rockskipper Eastern Central Pacific 15.2 SL 1828
Entomacrodus nigricans Pearl blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1859
Entomacrodus niuafoouensis Tattoo-chin rockskipper Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1932
Entomacrodus randalli Eastern Central Pacific 8.8 SL 1967
Entomacrodus rofeni Rofen's rockskipper Eastern Central Pacific 8 SL 1967
Entomacrodus sealei Seale's rockskipper Pacific Ocean 8 TL 1903
Entomacrodus solus Indian Ocean 4.3 SL 2010
Entomacrodus stellifer Stellar rockskipper Northwest Pacific 11 SL 1902
Entomacrodus strasburgi Strasburg's blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4 SL 1967
Entomacrodus striatus Reef margin blenny Indo-Pacific 11 TL 1836
Entomacrodus textilis Textile blenny Eastern Atlantic 6 SL 1836
Entomacrodus thalassinus Sea blenny Indo-Pacific 4 SL 1906
Entomacrodus vermiculatus Vermiculated blenny Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1836
Entomacrodus vomerinus Southwest Atlantic 7.9 SL 1836
Entomacrodus williamsi William's rockskipper Western Central Pacific 5.3 SL 2000
Exallias brevis Leopard blenny Indo-Pacific 14.5 TL 1868
Glyptoparus delicatulus Delicate blenny Indo-West Pacific 5 TL 1959
Haptogenys bipunctata Fourpored blenny Indo-West Pacific. 7.7 TL 1876
Hirculops cornifer Highbrow rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 6 SL 1830
Hypleurochilus aequipinnis Oyster blenny Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1861
Hypleurochilus bananensis Eastern Central Atlantic 12 TL 1959
Hypleurochilus bermudensis Barred blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1933
Hypleurochilus brasil Brazil blenny Western Atlantic 3.1 SL 2013
Hypleurochilus caudovittatus Zebratail blenny Western Central Atlantic 5.9 SL 1994
Hypleurochilus fissicornis Southwest Atlantic 8.9 TL 1824
Hypleurochilus geminatus Crested blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1825
Hypleurochilus langi Eastern Atlantic 8.3 TL 1923
Hypleurochilus multifilis Featherduster blenny Western Central Atlantic 10.2 SL 1858
Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis Western Atlantic 6.8 SL 1994
Hypleurochilus springeri Orangespotted blenny Western Atlantic 5 TL 1966
Hypsoblennius brevipinnis Barnaclebill blenny Eastern Pacific 12 TL 1861
Hypsoblennius caulopus Tidepool blenny Eastern Pacific 9 TL 1898
Hypsoblennius digueti Eastern Central Pacific 1943
Hypsoblennius exstochilus Longhorn blenny Western Central Atlantic 5 TL 1959
Hypsoblennius gentilis Bay blenny Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL 1854
Hypsoblennius gilberti Rockpool blenny Eastern Pacific 17 TL 1882
Hypsoblennius hentz Feather blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1825
Hypsoblennius invemar Tessellated blenny Western Atlantic 5.8 TL 1980
Hypsoblennius ionthas Freckled blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1882
Hypsoblennius jenkinsi Mussel blenny Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL 1896
Hypsoblennius maculipinna South America 1903
Hypsoblennius paytensis Eastern Pacific 1876
Hypsoblennius proteus Socorro blenny Eastern Central Pacific 2.6 SL 1960
Hypsoblennius robustus Southeast Pacific 3.9 SL 1946
Hypsoblennius sordidus Southeast Pacific 19 TL 1828
Hypsoblennius striatus Striated blenny Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1876
Istiblennius bellus Imspringer Western Indian Ocean 16 SL 1861
Istiblennius colei Cole's rockskipper Western Pacific 11.8 SL 1934
Istiblennius dussumieri Streaky rockskipper Indo-West Pacific. East 12 TL 1836
Istiblennius edentulus Rippled rockskipper Indo-Pacific 16 TL 1801
Istiblennius flaviumbrinus Western Indian Ocean 9 SL 1830
Istiblennius lineatus Lined rockskipper Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1836
Istiblennius meleagris Peacock rockskipper Western Pacific 15 TL 1836
Istiblennius muelleri Mueller's rockskipper Western Pacific 7 SL 1879
Istiblennius pox Scarface rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1994
Istiblennius rivulatus Western Indian Ocean 9.3 SL 1830
Istiblennius spilotus Spotted rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1994
Istiblennius steindachneri Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1893
Istiblennius unicolor Pallid rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 10.2 SL 1838
Istiblennius zebra Zebra blenny Oceania 19.3 SL 1875
Laiphognathus longispinis Crown spotty blenny Northwest Pacific 5.1 SL 2007
Laiphognathus multimaculatus Spotty blenny Indo-West Pacific 4 SL 1955
Lipophrys pholis Shanny Eastern Atlantic 17 TL 1758
Lipophrys trigloides Eastern Atlantic 13 TL 1836
Litobranchus fowleri Fowler's rockskipper Western Central Pacific 3.5 SL 1936
Lupinoblennius nicholsi Highfin blenny Western Atlantic 6 TL 1954
Lupinoblennius paivai Paiva's blenny South America 5.1 SL 1958
Lupinoblennius vinctus Mangrove blenny Western Central Atlantic 5 TL 1867
Medusablennius chani Eastern Central Pacific 1.5 SL 1966
Meiacanthus abditus Sulu fangblenny Western Central Pacific 11 TL 1987
Meiacanthus abruptus Komodo fangblenny Indian Ocean 3.7 SL 2011
Meiacanthus anema Threadless blenny Asia and Oceania 7.2 SL 1852
Meiacanthus atrodorsalis Forktail blenny Western Pacific 11 TL 1877
Meiacanthus bundoon Bundoon blenny Pacific Ocean 9.5 SL 1976
Meiacanthus crinitus Hairytail fangblenny Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1987
Meiacanthus cyanopterus Bluefin fangblenny Indian Ocean 4.5 SL 2011
Meiacanthus ditrema One-striped poison-fang blenny Western Pacific 6.5 TL 1976
Meiacanthus erdmanni Erdmann's fangblenny Pacific Ocean 3.6 SL 2011
Meiacanthus fraseri Western Indian Ocean 5.4 SL 1976
Meiacanthus geminatus Twin fangblenny Western Central Pacific 4.7 SL 1976
Meiacanthus grammistes Striped poison-fang blenny Western Pacific 11 TL 1836
Meiacanthus kamoharai Northwest Pacific 6 TL 1956
Meiacanthus limbatus Manus fangblenny Western Central Pacific 3.7 SL 1987
Meiacanthus lineatus Lined fangblenny Western Pacific 9.5 TL 1884
Meiacanthus luteus Yellow fangbelly Western Pacific 10.3 TL 1987
Meiacanthus mossambicus Mozambique fangblenny Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1959
Meiacanthus naevius Birthmark fangblenny Eastern Indian Ocean 3.6 SL 1987
Meiacanthus nigrolineatus Blackline fangblenny Western Indian Ocean 9.5 TL 1969
Meiacanthus oualanensis Canary fangblenny Western Central Pacific 10 SL 1880
Meiacanthus phaeus Western Central Pacific. 1976
Meiacanthus procne Swallowtail fangblenny Pacific Ocean 7 SL 1976
Meiacanthus reticulatus Reticulated fangblenny Western Central Pacific 6.3 SL 1976
Meiacanthus smithi Disco blenny Indo-West Pacific 8.5 TL 1962
Meiacanthus tongaensis Pacific Ocean 10 SL 1987
Meiacanthus urostigma Tailspot fangblenny Eastern Indian Ocean 8 TL 2001
Meiacanthus vicinus Sulawesi fangblenny Western Central Pacific 4.1 SL 1987



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