Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies



(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



401 species
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 2 Next Jump to:
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Adelotremus deloachi
[Spotfin fangblenny]

Photo by Hazes, B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Adelotremus leptus Smith-Vaniz & Rose, 2012

Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Adelotremus leptus
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Aidablennius sphynx (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Aidablennius sphynx
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Alloblennius anuchalis
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Alloblennius frondiculus
[Leaf blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Alloblennius jugularis (Klunzinger, 1871)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alloblennius jugularis
[Jugular blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Alloblennius parvus Springer & Spreitzer, 1978

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alloblennius parvus
[Dwarf blenny]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Alloblennius pictus (Lotan, 1970)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Alloblennius pictus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Alticus anjouanae (Fourmanoir, 1955)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Alticus anjouanae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Alticus arnoldorum (Curtiss, 1938)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alticus arnoldorum
[Pacific leaping blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Alticus kirkii (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alticus kirkii
[Kirk's blenny]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Alticus magnusi
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Alticus monochrus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Alticus montanoi
[Montano's Rockskipper]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Alticus orientalis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Alticus saliens (Forster, 1788)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alticus saliens
[Leaping blenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Alticus sertatus
[Garlanded rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Alticus simplicirrus Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alticus simplicirrus
[Marquesan rockstripper]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Andamia amphibius
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Andamia cyclocheilus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Andamia expansa
[]

Photo by Townsend, D.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Andamia heteroptera (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Andamia heteroptera
[East Indian lipsucker]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Andamia pacifica
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Andamia reyi (Sauvage, 1880)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Andamia reyi
[Suckerlip blenny]

Photo by Lenagan, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Andamia tetradactylus (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Lenagan, J.
 
Andamia tetradactylus
[Four-fingered lipsucker]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Antennablennius adenensis Fraser-Brunner, 1951

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennablennius adenensis
[Aden blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Antennablennius australis Fraser-Brunner, 1951

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennablennius australis
[Moustached rockskipper]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Antennablennius bifilum (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Antennablennius bifilum
[Horned rockskipper]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Antennablennius ceylonensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Antennablennius hypenetes (Klunzinger, 1871)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennablennius hypenetes
[Arabian blenny]
No picture found
Southwestern Indian Ocean

 
Antennablennius sexfasciatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Antennablennius simonyi (Steindachner, 1902)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennablennius simonyi
[Simony's blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Antennablennius variopunctatus (Jatzow & Lenz, 1898)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennablennius variopunctatus
[Orangedotted blenny]
No picture found
Western Inidan Ocean.

 
Antennablennius velifer
[]

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.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Aspidontus taeniatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aspidontus taeniatus
[False cleanerfish]

Photo by Bourjon, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Aspidontus tractus Fowler, 1903

Photo by Bourjon, P.
 
Aspidontus tractus
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Atrosalarias fuscus (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Atrosalarias fuscus
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Atrosalarias holomelas (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Atrosalarias holomelas
[Brown coral blenny]

Photo by Groeneveld, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Atrosalarias hosokawai Suzuki & Senou, 1999

Photo by Groeneveld, R.
 
Atrosalarias hosokawai
[Hosokawa's coral blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Bathyblennius antholops
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Blenniella bilitonensis (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella bilitonensis
[Biliton blenniella]

Photo by Springer, V.G./Williams, J.T.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Blenniella caudolineata (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Springer, V.G./Williams, J.T.
 
Blenniella caudolineata
[Blue-spotted blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Blenniella chrysospilos (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella chrysospilos
[Red-spotted blenny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Blenniella cyanostigma (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Blenniella cyanostigma
[Striped rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Blenniella gibbifrons (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella gibbifrons
[Hump-headed blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Blenniella interrupta (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella interrupta
[Dashed-line blenny]

Photo by Springer, V.G./Williams, J.T.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Blenniella leopardus (Fowler, 1904)

Photo by Springer, V.G./Williams, J.T.
 
Blenniella leopardus
[Leopard blenniella]

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 Field, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Blenniella periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Blenniella periophthalmus
[Blue-dashed rockskipper]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Blennius normani
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Blennius ocellaris Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Blennius ocellaris
[Butterfly blenny]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Chalaroderma capito (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by SFSA
 
Chalaroderma capito
[Looseskin blenny]

Photo by Luquet, D.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chalaroderma ocellata (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Luquet, D.
 
Chalaroderma ocellata
[Two-eyed blenny]

Photo by Crippen, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Chasmodes bosquianus (Lacepède, 1800)

Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Chasmodes bosquianus
[Striped blenny]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Chasmodes longimaxilla
[Stretchjaw blenny]

Photo by Marotta, D.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chasmodes saburrae Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Marotta, D.
 
Chasmodes saburrae
[Florida blenny]

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]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Cirripectes alleni
[Kimberley blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cirripectes auritus Carlson, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes auritus
[Blackflap 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.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cirripectes filamentosus (Alleyne & Macleay, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes filamentosus
[Filamentous blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Cirripectes fuscoguttatus Strasburg & Schultz, 1953

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes fuscoguttatus
[Spotted blenny]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Cirripectes gilberti Williams, 1988

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Cirripectes gilberti
[Gilbert's blenny]

Photo by King, D.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cirripectes heemstraorum Williams, 2010

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Cirripectes heemstraorum
[Yellowtail blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cirripectes hutchinsi
[Hutchins' blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Cirripectes imitator Williams, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes imitator
[Imitator blenny]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Cirripectes jenningsi
[]

Photo by Araga, C.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Cirripectes kuwamurai Fukao, 1984

Photo by Araga, C.
 
Cirripectes kuwamurai
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Cirripectes obscurus (Borodin, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes obscurus
[Gargantuan blenny]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Cirripectes perustus Smith, 1959

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Cirripectes perustus
[Flaming blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cirripectes polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes polyzona
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirripectes quagga (Fowler & Ball, 1924)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes quagga
[Squiggly blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Cirripectes randalli Williams, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes randalli
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirripectes springeri Williams, 1988

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Cirripectes springeri
[Springer's blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cirripectes stigmaticus Strasburg & Schultz, 1953

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes stigmaticus
[Red-streaked blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cirripectes vanderbilti (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes vanderbilti
[Scarface blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Cirripectes variolosus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes variolosus
[Red-speckled blenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Cirripectes viriosus
[Robust blenny]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Cirrisalarias bunares
[Hairy bleny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Coryphoblennius galerita (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Coryphoblennius galerita
[Montagu's blenny]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Crossosalarias macrospilus Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Crossosalarias macrospilus
[Tripplespot blenny]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Dodekablennos fraseri
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Ecsenius aequalis Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius aequalis
[Fourline blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Ecsenius alleni
[Allen's combtooth blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Ecsenius aroni Springer, 1971

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius aroni
[Aron's blenny]

Photo by Wilkie, M.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ecsenius australianus Springer, 1988

Photo by Wilkie, M.
 
Ecsenius australianus
[Australian combtooth blenny]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Ecsenius axelrodi Springer, 1988

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Ecsenius axelrodi
[Axelrod's clown blenny]

Photo by Zuberbuhler, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Ecsenius bandanus Springer, 1971

Photo by Zuberbuhler, T.
 
Ecsenius bandanus
[Banda comb-tooth]

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Ecsenius bathi Springer, 1988

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Ecsenius bathi
[Bath's comb-tooth]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Ecsenius bicolor (Day, 1888)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius bicolor
[Bicolor blenny]

Photo by Wehner, C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Ecsenius bimaculatus Springer, 1971

Photo by Wehner, C.
 
Ecsenius bimaculatus
[Twinspot coralblenny]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Ecsenius caeruliventris Springer & Allen, 2004

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ecsenius caeruliventris
[Bluebelly blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Ecsenius collettei Springer, 1972

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius collettei
[Collette's coralblenny]

Photo by Brokovich, E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Ecsenius dentex Springer, 1988

Photo by Brokovich, E.
 
Ecsenius dentex
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Ecsenius dilemma Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius dilemma
[Twocoat coralblenny]

Photo by Carlson, B.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Ecsenius fijiensis Springer, 1988

Photo by Carlson, B.
 
Ecsenius fijiensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Ecsenius fourmanoiri Springer, 1972

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius fourmanoiri
[Blackstriped combtooth blenny]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ecsenius frontalis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Ecsenius frontalis
[Smooth-fin blenny]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Ecsenius gravieri (Pellegrin, 1906)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Ecsenius gravieri
[Red Sea mimic blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Ecsenius isos McKinney & Springer, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius isos
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Ecsenius kurti Springer, 1988

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ecsenius kurti
[Kurt's coralblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Ecsenius lineatus Klausewitz, 1962

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius lineatus
[Linear blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Ecsenius lividanalis Chapman & Schultz, 1952

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius lividanalis
[Blackspot coralblenny]

Photo by Field, R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Ecsenius lubbocki Springer, 1988

Photo by Field, R.
 
Ecsenius lubbocki
[Lubbock's coralblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Ecsenius mandibularis McCulloch, 1923

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius mandibularis
[Queensland combtooth blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Ecsenius melarchus McKinney & Springer, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius melarchus
[Yellow-eyed comb-tooth]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Ecsenius midas Starck, 1969

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius midas
[Persian blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Ecsenius minutus Klausewitz, 1963

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius minutus
[]

Photo by Townsend, D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Ecsenius monoculus Springer, 1988

Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Ecsenius monoculus
[Monocle coralblenny]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Ecsenius nalolo Smith, 1959

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Ecsenius nalolo
[Nalolo]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Ecsenius namiyei (Jordan & Evermann, 1902)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius namiyei
[Black comb-tooth]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Ecsenius niue
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Ecsenius oculatus
[Ocular coralblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ecsenius oculus Springer, 1971

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius oculus
[Ocular blenny]

Photo by Henke, M.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Ecsenius ops Springer & Allen, 2001

Photo by Henke, M.
 
Ecsenius ops
[Eye-spot blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Ecsenius opsifrontalis Chapman & Schultz, 1952

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius opsifrontalis
[Comical blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Ecsenius pardus Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius pardus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Ecsenius paroculus
[Spottedback coralblenny]

Photo by Yin, Robert

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Ecsenius pictus McKinney & Springer, 1976

Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Ecsenius pictus
[White-lined comb-tooth]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL
Ecsenius polystictus Springer & Randall, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ecsenius polystictus
[Dotted coralblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Ecsenius portenoyi Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius portenoyi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Ecsenius prooculis Chapman & Schultz, 1952

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius prooculis
[Striped coralblenny]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Ecsenius pulcher (Murray, 1887)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Ecsenius pulcher
[Gulf blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Ecsenius randalli Springer, 1991

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius randalli
[]

Photo by Fenner, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ecsenius schroederi McKinney & Springer, 1976

Photo by Fenner, R.
 
Ecsenius schroederi
[Schroeder's coralblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Ecsenius sellifer Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius sellifer
[Saddle blenny]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Ecsenius shirleyae Springer & Allen, 2004

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Ecsenius shirleyae
[Shirley's coralblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Ecsenius stictus Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius stictus
[Great Barrier Reef blenny]

Photo by Wehner, C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ecsenius stigmatura Fowler, 1952

Photo by Wehner, C.
 
Ecsenius stigmatura
[Tailspot coralblenny]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Ecsenius taeniatus Springer, 1988

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Ecsenius taeniatus
[White-lined coralblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Ecsenius tessera Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius tessera
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Ecsenius tigris Springer, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ecsenius tigris
[Tiger combtooth blenny]

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ecsenius tricolor Springer & Allen, 2001

Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Ecsenius tricolor
[Tricolor coralblenny]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Ecsenius trilineatus Springer, 1972

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Ecsenius trilineatus
[Three-lined blenny]

Photo by Du, J.-G.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Ecsenius yaeyamaensis (Aoyagi, 1954)

Photo by Du, J.-G.
 
Ecsenius yaeyamaensis
[Yaeyama 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]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Enchelyurus brunneolus
[]

Photo by Proaquatix

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Enchelyurus flavipes Peters, 1868

Photo by Proaquatix
 
Enchelyurus flavipes
[Yellowfin blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Enchelyurus kraussii (Klunzinger, 1871)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enchelyurus kraussii
[Krauss' blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Enchelyurus petersi (Kossmann & Räuber, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enchelyurus petersi
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Entomacrodus cadenati Springer, 1967

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Entomacrodus cadenati
[West African rockhopper]

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.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Entomacrodus chapmani Springer, 1967

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus chapmani
[Chapman's blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Entomacrodus chiostictus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Entomacrodus chiostictus
[Rock blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Entomacrodus corneliae (Fowler, 1932)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus corneliae
[Cornelia's 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.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Entomacrodus decussatus (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus decussatus
[Wavy-lined blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Entomacrodus epalzeocheilos (Bleeker, 1859)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus epalzeocheilos
[Fringelip rockskipper]

Photo by Springer & Fricke, 2000

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Entomacrodus lemuria Springer & Fricke, 2000

Photo by Springer & Fricke, 2000
 
Entomacrodus lemuria
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.8 cm FL
Entomacrodus lighti (Herre, 1938)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Entomacrodus lighti
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific

Entomacrodus longicirrus Springer, 1967

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus longicirrus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Entomacrodus macrospilus Springer, 1967

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus macrospilus
[Bigspot rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Entomacrodus marmoratus (Bennett, 1828)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus marmoratus
[Rockskipper]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Entomacrodus nigricans Gill, 1859

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Entomacrodus nigricans
[Pearl blenny]

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 Williams, J.T.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Entomacrodus randalli Springer, 1967

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Entomacrodus randalli
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Entomacrodus rofeni Springer, 1967

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus rofeni
[Rofen's rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Entomacrodus sealei Bryan & Herre, 1903

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus sealei
[Seale's rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Entomacrodus solus Williams & Bogorodsky, 2010

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus solus
[]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Entomacrodus stellifer (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Entomacrodus stellifer
[Stellar rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Entomacrodus strasburgi Springer, 1967

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus strasburgi
[Strasburg's blenny]

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 Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Entomacrodus textilis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Entomacrodus textilis
[Textile blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Entomacrodus thalassinus (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus thalassinus
[Sea blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Entomacrodus vermiculatus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Entomacrodus vermiculatus
[Vermiculated blenny]

Photo by Liana F. Mendes

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Entomacrodus vomerinus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Liana F. Mendes
 
Entomacrodus vomerinus
[]

Photo by Springer & Fricke, 2000

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Entomacrodus williamsi Springer & Fricke, 2000

Photo by Springer & Fricke, 2000
 
Entomacrodus williamsi
[William's rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Exallias brevis (Kner, 1868)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Exallias brevis
[Leopard blenny]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Glyptoparus delicatulus Smith, 1959

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Glyptoparus delicatulus
[Delicate blenny]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL

 
Haptogenys bipunctata
[Fourpored blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Hirculops cornifer (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hirculops cornifer
[Highbrow rockskipper]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Hypleurochilus aequipinnis (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus aequipinnis
[Oyster blenny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypleurochilus bananensis (Poll, 1959)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus bananensis
[]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypleurochilus bermudensis Beebe & Tee-Van, 1933

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Hypleurochilus bermudensis
[Barred blenny]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Hypleurochilus brasil Pinheiro, Gasparini & Rangel, 2013

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Hypleurochilus brasil
[Brazil blenny]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Hypleurochilus caudovittatus
[Zebratail blenny]

Photo by Gerhardinger, L.C.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Hypleurochilus fissicornis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Gerhardinger, L.C.
 
Hypleurochilus fissicornis
[]

Photo by Christie, B.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypleurochilus geminatus (Wood, 1825)

Photo by Christie, B.L.
 
Hypleurochilus geminatus
[Crested blenny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL
Hypleurochilus langi (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus langi
[]

Photo by Cox, C.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Hypleurochilus multifilis (Girard, 1858)

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Hypleurochilus multifilis
[Featherduster blenny]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis Bath, 1994

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Hypleurochilus springeri Randall, 1966

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus springeri
[Orangespotted blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypsoblennius brevipinnis (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius brevipinnis
[Barnaclebill blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Hypsoblennius caulopus (Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius caulopus
[Tidepool blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Hypsoblennius digueti
[]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Hypsoblennius exstochilus Böhlke, 1959

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Hypsoblennius exstochilus
[Longhorn blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Hypsoblennius gentilis (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius gentilis
[Bay blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Hypsoblennius gilberti
[Rockpool blenny]

Photo by Crippen, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypsoblennius hentz (Lesueur, 1825)

Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Hypsoblennius hentz
[Feather blenny]

Photo by Sazima, I.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Hypsoblennius invemar Smith-Vaniz & Acero P., 1980

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Hypsoblennius invemar
[Tessellated blenny]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Hypsoblennius ionthas
[Freckled blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Hypsoblennius jenkinsi
[Mussel blenny]
No picture found
South America

 
Hypsoblennius maculipinna
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific

 
Hypsoblennius paytensis
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Hypsoblennius proteus (Krejsa, 1960)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hypsoblennius proteus
[Socorro blenny]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Hypsoblennius robustus
[]

Photo by Hooker, Y.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Hypsoblennius sordidus (Bennett, 1828)

Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Hypsoblennius sordidus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Hypsoblennius striatus (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius striatus
[Striated blenny]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Istiblennius bellus
[Imspringer]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Istiblennius colei
[Cole's rockskipper]

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 Wirtz, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Istiblennius flaviumbrinus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Istiblennius flaviumbrinus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Istiblennius lineatus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Istiblennius lineatus
[Lined 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 The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Istiblennius muelleri (Klunzinger, 1879)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Istiblennius muelleri
[Mueller's rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Istiblennius pox Springer & Williams, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius pox
[Scarface rockskipper]

Photo by Öberg, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Istiblennius rivulatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Öberg, P.
 
Istiblennius rivulatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Istiblennius spilotus Springer & Williams, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius spilotus
[Spotted rockskipper]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Istiblennius steindachneri
[]

Photo by Biryukov V.K.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Istiblennius unicolor (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Biryukov V.K.
 
Istiblennius unicolor
[Pallid rockskipper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Oceania
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Istiblennius zebra (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius zebra
[Zebra blenny]

Photo by Murase, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Laiphognathus longispinis Murase, 2007

Photo by Murase, A.
 
Laiphognathus longispinis
[Crown spotty blenny]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Laiphognathus multimaculatus Smith, 1955

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Laiphognathus multimaculatus
[Spotty blenny]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Lipophrys pholis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Lipophrys pholis
[Shanny]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Lipophrys trigloides (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Lipophrys trigloides
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Litobranchus fowleri (Herre, 1936)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Litobranchus fowleri
[Fowler's rockskipper]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Lupinoblennius nicholsi
[Highfin blenny]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Lupinoblennius paivai (Pinto, 1958)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Lupinoblennius paivai
[Paiva's blenny]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Lupinoblennius vinctus
[Mangrove blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Medusablennius chani
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Meiacanthus abditus Smith-Vaniz, 1987

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus abditus
[Sulu fangblenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Meiacanthus abruptus Smith-Vaniz & Allen, 2011

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Meiacanthus abruptus
[Komodo fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Meiacanthus anema (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus anema
[Threadless blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus atrodorsalis
[Forktail blenny]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Meiacanthus bundoon Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Meiacanthus bundoon
[Bundoon blenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Meiacanthus crinitus
[Hairytail fangblenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Meiacanthus cyanopterus Smith-Vaniz & Allen, 2011

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Meiacanthus cyanopterus
[Bluefin fangblenny]

Photo by Steene, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus ditrema Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Meiacanthus ditrema
[One-striped poison-fang blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Meiacanthus erdmanni Smith-Vaniz & Allen, 2011

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Meiacanthus erdmanni
[Erdmann's fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus fraseri
[]

Photo by Townsend, D.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Meiacanthus geminatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Meiacanthus geminatus
[Twin fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus grammistes
[Striped poison-fang blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Meiacanthus kamoharai Tomiyama, 1956

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus kamoharai
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus limbatus
[Manus fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus lineatus (De Vis, 1884)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus lineatus
[Lined fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL

 
Meiacanthus luteus
[Yellow fangbelly]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Meiacanthus mossambicus Smith, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus mossambicus
[Mozambique fangblenny]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus naevius
[Birthmark fangblenny]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus nigrolineatus Smith-Vaniz, 1969

Photo by Field, R.
 
Meiacanthus nigrolineatus
[Blackline fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Meiacanthus oualanensis (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus oualanensis
[Canary fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.

Meiacanthus phaeus Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus phaeus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Meiacanthus procne Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus procne
[Swallowtail fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus reticulatus
[Reticulated fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus smithi Klausewitz, 1962

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus smithi
[Disco blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Meiacanthus tongaensis Smith-Vaniz, 1987

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus tongaensis
[]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Meiacanthus urostigma Smith-Vaniz, Satapoomin & Allen, 2001

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Meiacanthus urostigma
[Tailspot fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus vicinus
[Sulawesi fangblenny]



401 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 2 Next Jump to:
Export file
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



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013