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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Salariinae
Genus: Cirripectes

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23 species (see list below)

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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

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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

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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]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
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)

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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]
23 Species of Family Blenniidae with Genus Cirripectes
(Combtooth blennies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1899 Cirripectes alboapicalis Blackblotch blenny Pacific Ocean 15.5 NG
1993 Cirripectes alleni Kimberley blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 6.5 TL
1981 Cirripectes auritus Blackflap blenny Indo-West Pacific 7.1 SL
1836 Cirripectes castaneus Chestnut eyelash-blenny Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL
1984 Cirripectes chelomatus Lady Musgrave blenny Western Pacific 9.4 SL
1877 Cirripectes filamentosus Filamentous blenny Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL
1953 Cirripectes fuscoguttatus Spotted blenny Pacific Ocean 10.6 SL
1988 Cirripectes gilberti Gilbert's blenny Indian Ocean 10.2 SL
2010 Cirripectes heemstraorum Yellowtail blenny Western Indian Ocean 7.1 SL
1988 Cirripectes hutchinsi Hutchins' blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 10.6 SL
1985 Cirripectes imitator Imitator blenny Western Pacific 9.3 SL
1943 Cirripectes jenningsi Pacific Ocean 7.6 SL
1984 Cirripectes kuwamurai Northwest Pacific 5.6 SL
1927 Cirripectes obscurus Gargantuan blenny Eastern Central Pacific 13.4 SL
1959 Cirripectes perustus Flaming blenny Indo-Pacific 8.2 SL
1868 Cirripectes polyzona Indo-Pacific 13 TL
1924 Cirripectes quagga Squiggly blenny Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1988 Cirripectes randalli Western Indian Ocean 10.7 SL
1988 Cirripectes springeri Springer's blenny Western Pacific 10 TL
1953 Cirripectes stigmaticus Red-streaked blenny Indo-Pacific 10 SL
1938 Cirripectes vanderbilti Scarface blenny Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL
1836 Cirripectes variolosus Red-speckled blenny Pacific Ocean 8.9 SL
1988 Cirripectes viriosus Robust blenny Western Central Pacific 11.5 SL



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